White tuna season 2021

White tuna season 2021

We are already in the middle of the white tuna (thunnus alalunga) fishing season. This season we have increased the total allowable catch by 12%, which means that we have a quota of 18,000 tonnes per year. This increase will be maintained for the next two years. The...
Sale of the first tuna of the season

Sale of the first tuna of the season

Early this morning, the ASTURPESCA purchasing team attended the auction of the first white tuna of the 2021 season at the Avilés fish market. As is tradition, “El Campanu”, the nickname by which this first specimen is known in Asturias, was bought by the...
Fish and the carbon footprint

Fish and the carbon footprint

Today, there is no longer any doubt that food and the environment go hand in hand. A quarter of the greenhouse gases affecting global warming are a consequence of the global food system. As for fish, it is estimated that global wild capture fisheries account for only...
Mackerel: varieties and nutritional properties

Mackerel: varieties and nutritional properties

Today we are going to talk about mackerel, a very tasty and economical blue fish, present in most homes this season. It is a fish that makes long migrations and travels in schools. After spawning (between May and July for Atlantic mackerel and between March and April...
Anchovy Season 2021

Anchovy Season 2021

We are in the anchovy season 2021. This year, the anchovy season has been brought forward in dates compared to previous seasons. The 2020 season was atypical, as the coronavirus pandemic caused a significant delay. Thus, while in 2020 the first catches arrived in...
Asturpesca launches its new corporate video

Asturpesca launches its new corporate video

We present our new corporate VIDEO, which we have made with Indigo Division and Tarek Halabi Alonso. We believe that in little more than 2 minutes, we have achieved our goal of capturing the essence of what we are and what we do every day, the people who make up...