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Morocco: Octopus fishing fleets benefit from an additional quota

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Published Feb 26, 2024

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Morocco's Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Water and Forests - Marine Fishing Sector has raised the total octopus quota for the current winter season in the South Sidi El Ghazi fishery from 21,000 tons to 25,200 tons. This additional quota is divided among the three marine fishing fleets. The ministry has also revised individual quotas for high seas fishing vessels based on each vessel's engine power. It has also stressed the importance of strengthening monitoring mechanisms during the octopus fishing period and will take action against any violations.
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Tantan: Muhammad Soleimani The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Water and Forests - Marine Fishing Sector issued a ministerial decision, the day before yesterday, Wednesday, requiring a review of the total quota of octopus, for the current winter season in the South Sidi El Ghazi fishery. Based on Ministerial Decision No. 01/24 issued on February 21, the total quota of octopus was raised from 21,000 tons, which was previously decided in the ministerial decision issued on December 28, to 25,200 tons now, an increase of up to 4,200 tons. This additional share is distributed among the three marine fishing fleets, as 2,646 tons were allocated to the high seas fishing fleet, while 1,092 tons were allocated to the traditional fishing fleet, and 462 tons were allocated to the coastal fishing fleet. The share allocated to the sub-unit (Iftisat, Boujdour El-Mina, and Sidi) was also increased. Ghazi) from 2,300 tons to 2,760 tons, an increase of 460 tons. In accordance ...
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