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  • Tuesday, January 25th 2022 - 09:45 UTC

    Shrimp migrations in Argentine Sea to be monitored

    “The study of the migrations of marine organisms helps to know and understand the life cycle of fishery resources,” Inidep said

    The Mar del Plata-based National Institute for Fisheries Research and Development (Inidep), began the campaign aimed at establishing the migrations of shrimp (Pleoticus muelleri) in the Argentine Sea.

  • Wednesday, June 2nd 2021 - 05:44 UTC

    Argentine fisheries exports in first quarter of 2021 reach US$ 162,5 million

    In the first quarter Illex squid sales were over 50,000 tons, 96% of which was sold whole at an average of US$ 2,000 the ton

    Argentina fisheries overseas sales during the first quarter of the year reached 56.843 tons, which represent a 34,9% volume increase compared to a year ago, but the value, US$ 162,5 million only climbed 7,7%, since the average price of the different species dropped 20%, according to the Under Secretary Fisheries department.

  • Tuesday, July 3rd 2018 - 08:08 UTC

    Shrimp landings in Argentine reach 68.000 tons

    According to the release of official records, until 21 June, 68,081 tons of shrimp had been unloaded, compared to 87,400 in the same period last year

    Shrimp (Pleoticus muelleri) landings in Argentina accumulated during the first half of this year are somewhat lower than those for the same period last year. According to the preliminary figures, up to 21 June, released by the Argentine Under-Secretariat of Fisheries, 68,081 tons had been unloaded, compared to about 87,400 tons landed between January and June 2017, which was a record year.

  • Tuesday, March 6th 2018 - 09:31 UTC

    Argentine seafood exports in 2017 totaled 475,591 tons and US$ 1,8bn

    Shrimp and squid catches contributed the most to last year's figures. However fish sales decreased in volume and in value

    Argentine seafood exports grew by almost 7% in volume and around 16% in dollar value during 2017, according to the final figures published by the Under-secretariat of Fisheries in its latest Report. Data from the Economics Department, based on information from INDEC shows that fisheries exports totaled US$ 1,978bn, a 16.4% higher compared to 2016, while the volume was up 6.9% to 475,591 tons.

  • 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.

  • Wednesday, February 18th 2015 - 11:08 UTC

    Argentine seafood exports reach 1.6bn dollars in 2014; squid and shrimp main items

    Squid (Illex argentinus) was the main export item with 119,802 tons, 10% less than in 2013, when 133,082 tons were shipped abroad

    Argentina's fish industry exported 493,244 tons last year totaling nearly 1.6 billion dollars. Although volume decreased 2.7% compared to 2013 (504,165 tons), revenue increased 6.6%, according to the latest report from the National Under-secretariat of Fisheries and Aquaculture.

  • Wednesday, October 8th 2014 - 20:50 UTC

    FAO forecasts shrimp world production could double by 2030

    The announcement was made during the World Shrimp Congress held this week in Vigo, Galicia

    World shrimp production, which currently stands at between 7 and 8 million tons could reach 11 to 18 million tons in 2030, according to projections by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO.

  • Tuesday, October 7th 2014 - 22:19 UTC

    Despite record shrimp season, Argentine seafood landings drop 7.3%

    Shrimp landing reached 80.362.9, which is 27.6% higher compared to the same 2013 period: 62,937.2 tons.

    Seafood landings in Argentine sea ports between January first and 30 September totaled 584,835.1 tons of seafood resources, 7.3% less that the same period a year ago, 630,393 tons.

  • Tuesday, September 16th 2014 - 05:36 UTC

    Argentine seafood exports up 3.9% in value and 3% in volume in first half of 2014

    Shrimp and squid exports from Argentina to the Far East have grown consistently

    In the first half of this year, Argentina seafood exports totaled 778.8 million dollars with a slight increase of 30 million dollars, and 3.9% over the same period of 2013 (749.6 million), reported the Directorate of Fisheries Economics from the Fisheries and Aquaculture Under Secretariat.

  • Sunday, January 26th 2014 - 11:56 UTC

    Argentine squid exports increased 84% last year compared to 2012

    Overall fisheries exports were up 19.6% totaling 441.155 tons

    Argentina fisheries exports reached 441,255 tons in 2013, up 19.6% over the previous year when 368,915 tons were shipped abroad. Among the items with outstanding performance figures squid with over 100.000 tons and 84% higher than in 2012, according to the official stats from Argentina's Senasa, National Health and Food Quality Service.

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