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Brown seaweed harvest quota set

PERU | Saturday, October 22, 2016
The Ministry of Production has set the collection quota for the brown seaweed Lessonia trabeculata at 28.677 tonnes for the year 2016.


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Brown seaweed harvest quota set
Peru The Ministry of Production has set the collection quota for the brown seaweed Lessonia trabeculata at 28.677 tonnes for the year 2016.
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