Krill oil in demand

A Chinese krill trawler stern section anchored in Montevideo port, Uruguay, in early 2014. Montevideo port is a hub for several krill operations which include Norwegian and Korean trawlers.

There are eight Chinese-flagged factory trawlers registered to fish for krill (Euphausia superba, Dana) in the CCAMLR (Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources) approved South Antarctic Ocean region during the 2014-2015 fishing season, although all eight may not finally reach there.

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