Publicado por: pongpesca | 2019/08/19

Where did all the cod go? Fishing crisis in the North Sea

A fish market trader stands on crates of cod as they sit in ice at Peterhead Fish Market.“By 7.30am all the cod at Peterhead fish market had been sold, snapped up by competing buyers wearing thick fleeces, woolly hats and rubber boots against the chill of the vast indoor warehouse.
A gaggle of middle-aged men clutching books of brightly coloured “tallies” followed the auctioneer alongside crates of glassy-eyed fish nestling in ice. With a curt nod or a swift hand gesture, the price was settled, tallies thrown down to indicate the fish’s new owner, and the group moved on. It took less than 10 minutes to dispose of the night’s catch.”

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Fonte: The Guardian, 18 de agosto de 2019


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