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  • Decaying tuna carcasses off Ibizia again


    Again: Like last year, the Ibiza Island Council protested sharply to the Spanish central government in Madrid against the illegal dumping of tuna corpses by purse seiners. The bottom trawlers had up to 3 tonnes of decaying tuna carcasses in...
  • Mozambique News 2017: Mainland instead of Bazaruto


    Some of you may remember Lothar Sobek's report about fishing around Bazaruto Island off of Mozambique. His article in the archive comes from 2014 and since then a lot has happened there: Skipper Duarte Rato, who operates there, now also...
  • November 2017 – Marlin run off Mozambique


    Skipper Duarte Rato has an incredible run ahead of Mozambique. By the end of October he was able to catch an average of 1.1 black marlin per day (!) and release a fish of about 1100 lb. Here is his...