Peru's Production Ministry (Produce) on Tuesday announced that the extractive fishing activity saw positive figures for fifth consecutive month last October, thus registering a growth of 9.3% in terms of hydro-biological resources volume at the national level.
This result responds to the increase in landing of resources for the industries related to cured (39.2%), frozen (26.5%), and fresh (12%) fish.
By species, greater catches of bonito, tuna, and flathead grey mullet fish; giant squid; shrimps; among others stood out.
Furthermore, Produce added that the value of fishery resources
during October reached S/93.6 million (about US$27.857 million).