Argentine fish landings during the first two months of 2011 have dropped 30.4% compared to a year ago totalling 50.749 tons against 72.819 in 2010. Of the total volume, 40.632 tons were fisheries, 5.995 tons, molluscs and 4.121 tons crustaceans, according to the country’s Under Secretariat for Fisheries and Aquaculture. Read full article
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Yes, but what proportion of the catch of each soecies (%) was taken by home fleet vessels,Mar 05th, 2011 - 05:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
and what proportion was taken by foreign fleet vessels?
Which foreign fleets were particularly active in Argentina's exclusive Expliotation Zone (220 miles), and on which species stocks?
In this way we will see if there is significant indigenous industry or if it is overseas fleets exploiting specific species stocks, and which component is suffering this severe decline of catch and income.
there should be more boats out fishing, I think a ship yard to build fishing ships would be a good starting point for Argentina's fishing decline. maybe the fees for fishing licences could help pay for the shipyard.Mar 06th, 2011 - 03:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0