Tuesday, 27 November 2018 09:53

Spain receives an extra 3000 tonnes of horse mackerel

Positive news for Spain, after intense negotiations between the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Portuguese delegation an agreement was reached. This agreement enabled Spain to immediately dispose of an extra 3000 tonnes of horse mackerel from ICES zone 9a. This zone comprises the south of Galicia, the Gulf of Cadiz and the west of Portugal.

Beneficiaries of this deal are the local coastal fleets that include fleets from the Bay of Biscay and Northwest area, and the Gulf of Cardiz.