Illex Squid: Falklands concern with vast fishing fleet gathering on high seas

A vast fleet of fishing vessels assembling to catch Illex squid on the high seas, some 400 miles north of the Falkland Islands, is an issue of concern to the Falkland Islands Fisheries Department. Director of Natural Resources John Barton confirmed to Penguin News this week that the fleet had been out there from an early date and was likely to be catching small squid as well as having the capacity to catch a great deal of squid. This could, of course, impact on Falklands fishery catches. >click here to read< 13:02

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