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Montevideo, May 21st 2019 - 02:43 UTC

Tag: Argentina fish landing

  • Tuesday, February 2nd 2016 - 07:47 UTC

    Argentina fish landings down 4,2% last year, but squid was down 25%

    Between January and November 2015, Argentine fish exports fell by 7% in volume and 6.8% in value, with 436,897 tons sent abroad equivalent to US$ 1.39bn.

    Fish landings in Argentina totaled 752,359.1 tons in 2015, which represents 4.2% less than the previous year, according to the latest from the National Under secretariat of Fisheries. Among the main species of commercial importance, Illex squid (Illex argentinus) led the decline with a drop of 25%, with landings amounting 126,531.4 tons until 30 December 2015.