China Imposes its First Closed Season for Distant-Water Fishing Fleet

Date: June 22, 2020

Source: The Maritime Executive

Will temporary bans for China’s distant-water fleet in the Atlantic and Pacific help squid populations?

In early June, the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries announced plans for two closed seasons on squid fishing in parts of the south-west Atlantic and eastern Pacific, to give two species a better chance of reproducing.

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