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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 07:51 - Updated Mon, 21 Mar 2016 12:48

Cuanza Sul: Mackerel, sardines among most caught species in 2015

Sumbe - The fish mackerel, with 1,216,583 kg, and sardines, with 10,426,853 kg, are the species that were mostly caught during the year 2015, according to a provincial fisheries department balance report of Cuanza Sul.

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Mackerel fish

Photo: Pedro Parente

According to the same information that reached Angop on Saturday, the Lutjanus purpureus had a catch of 533,876, croaker with 486,323, a total of 17,619,984 kg caught during last year, making an increase of 131 kg if compared to the previous year.

So, according to the same report, the process included industrial fishing, semi-industrial and artisanal companies.

According to the same source, out of global, 6,893 were sold outside Cuanza Sul province and 2,617 turned into dried fish and also marketed in other provinces.

In this sense, the Fisheries department will, this year, strengthen the enforcement measures of fishing activities in the establishments of processing and fish processing, as well as in the high seas.

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