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Banning trawling for cuttlefish catching triggers the “large squid war” in Chile

Monday, January 21st 2019 - 09:27 UTC
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Chile is in the midst of what has become to be known as the “cuttlefish or large squid war”, between industry and artisanal fishermen and the government's intention of protection and conservation of the species. The Chilean Congress recently passed a bill regulating the catch of the giant squid and specifically banning trawling, with perpetrators facing fines of some US$ 38.000. Read full article

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  • imoyaro

    And on whose side will Caleuche come down on?

    Jan 22nd, 2019 - 06:50 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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