Spanish fishing boats land only a tenth of normal catch of octopus

Meteorological and environmental reasons cited as reasons for record low catchesSpanish fishing boats are landing only a tenth of their normal summer catch of octopus – an unheard-of drop.To date, since 1 July they have caught 38 tonnes of octopus, compared with a normal average of 378 tonnes over the same period. Income has slumped by 84%. Catches vary from year to year but such a huge drop is unprecedented. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/aug/26/spanish-fishing-boats-land-only-a-tenth-of-normal-catch-of-octopus

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