Ten years ago, back in 2010, the Octopus fishery in western Asturias was very different than it is now. Since the beginning of the century there were measures to control overfishing, however, at that time there was still no in-depth knowledge of the strengths and weaknesses of the activity and the image of a low-impact artisanal fishery was not being used commercially. In addition, marketing was not very diversified and practically all the octopus landed was sold to a single buyer. At that time, due in part to this inefficient marketing, prices were highly variable and the influence of fishermen in decision-making was very limited.
At the beginning of this last decade, octopus fishermen from four ports in the area: Puerto de Vega, Ortiguera, Viavélez and Tapia de Casariego began to realize that if they wanted a decent future for themselves and their descendants they had to bet on sustainability. as a differentiating strategy compared to ot...
The course of pelagic fishing week 43 Norway
This autumn's best NVG herring week and less mackerel from the North Sea
We received significantly smaller quantities of mackerel than in the previous three weeks. A total of 23,100 to...
Tuna exports to Italy soar in September Viet Nam
NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s tuna exports to Italy soared by 8,599% last month over the same period last year.
This staggering increase transformed Italy into Vietnam's largest tuna market in the EU in ...