Anchovy catches amounted to 1.641 million tons during the exploratory and first fishing season in Peru's central and northern sea area between April 28 and June 18, the
This figure accounted for 78.18% of the total assigned quota.
Likewise, Produce indicated anchovy landings were carried out at a daily rhythm of 43,000 tons between April and May. However, they decreased to 25,000 tons (per day) in June due to unusual swell.
The highest catch volumes were registered in Malabrigo, Chimbote, Paracas, Callao, Coishco, and Tambo de Mora.
On the other hand, Produce pointed out 446 inspections have been carried out during the first fishing season
in order to verify that the development of the extractive activity is performed in authorized areas.
In this sense, Produce
permanently supervises the development of anchovy fishing activities with the purpose of guaranteeing sustainability.