Seafood catches could grow 30pc in 30 years
Friday, November 28, 2014, 23:10 (GMT + 9)
Several scientists participating in an international conference on the future of the seafood sector organized by the Cooperative of Shipowners of the Port of Vigo (ARVI) predicted that in 30 years the average historical seafood catches could increase by 30 per cent.
The president of ARVI, Javier Touza, considers this increase would be associated with "higher productivity", among other factors.
To experts, it is "absolutely essential" for decision-making as to fisheries issues to have "continuous feedback" among governments, scientists and the industry, explained Touza.
In addition, they deem it important to manage to "boost resources", EFE agency reports.
At the meeting, the Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Fisheries (ACOM) of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES), Eskild Kirkegaard, spoke about the... FULL STORY