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Higher prices due to fewer octopus catches - FIS

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Higher prices due to fewer octopus catches
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[SIZE=-1]After the octopus closed season, which ended on 4 July, the Galician fleet unloading fell by 41 per cent compared to the same period in 2010. According to the data provided by the Technology Platform of Fisheries under the Ministry of Marine Affairs of ...[/SIZE]
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Octopus fishermen claim that the Government should pass economic measures for this type of fleet, such as those set for vessels catching hake and blue whiting.
Interesting that the article says "octopus fishermen" want quotas set for guidelines. If this is really the case, it is troublesome that they see enough of a decline to be concerned but a positive note that they believe regulation helps.
 

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