Step-by-step response to high temperatures and red tide this summer in South Korea

Published Jun 18, 2024

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The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries in Korea is rolling out a detailed plan to protect farmed fish from high temperatures and red tides. This includes providing liquid oxygen tanks, real-time water temperature updates, red tide forecasts, and promoting disaster insurance. The Ministry will also lower the high temperature warning threshold and offer financial aid for damage recovery. Insurance discounts will be available for accident-free periods and low-density farming, with expanded disaster coverage for specific species.
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The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries is taking preemptive measures in stages to minimize damage to farmed fish caused by high temperatures and red tide. On the 10th, the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries announced that it will establish and implement the ‘2024 Comprehensive High Temperature and Red Tide Measures’ to minimize damage to farmed marine products caused by high temperatures and red tides, which are summer disasters. According to the National Institute of Fisheries Science, Korea's water temperature this summer is expected to be about 1℃ higher than normal. Last year, a high temperature special advisory (advisory) was first issued on July 28th. This year, it is expected that a high temperature warning will be announced at a similar time or slightly earlier than last year. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries and local governments plan to quickly supply liquid oxygen tanks and other equipment to fish farms before high temperatures and red tide occur in earnest, and check ...
Source: Fisheco
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