Mauritania octopus fishery drives up sustainability

Mauritania octopus

Source: Tridge

A workshop in Nouadhibou has brought together key players in octopus fishing, management, research and trading in order to launch a sustainable fisheries plan.

The workshop presented the results of an MSC pre-assessment and proposed an action plan called the octopus fishery improvement project (FIP), which was approved by representatives from Société Mauritanienne de Commercialisation de Poisson (SMCP) and the Mauritanian Association of Octopus Producers and Exporters (AMPEP).

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