Argentina’s Offshore Shrimp Season Dwindles to a Lackluster Close
Following weeks of speculation, Argentina’s national water shrimp season is set to close this Friday, October 16.
In a bid to protect the most profitable fishery in the Argentine Sea, several adjustments to harvest schedules have been taken in recent years, albeit to varying degrees of success.
While the season was extended beyond the usual October 1 closure date, a delayed start and reduced processing capacity amid lockdown measures has seen landings reduced by around 8% in comparison to the first nine months of 2019...
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