Slow start to tuna fishery for Ecuador

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Tuna catches in the eastern Pacific this year are about half of the level seen at this point in 2017, multiple sources at Ecuadorean tuna fishing firms told Undercurrent News. “2018 might be a difficult year [if catches remain so low],” said Olmedo Zambrano, general manager at Eurofish, an Ecuadorean group that owns 13 tuna vessels. Catches have been scarcer in “the south”, or Peruvian waters….
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