The most fish-consuming countries in the world

The most fish-consuming countries in the world

Spain is a major consumer (and producer) of fish. Moreover, since Covid-19, fish consumption is on the rise, given its nutritional properties and the growing interest in eating healthy products. But Spain is not the biggest fish-consuming country in the world. Do you...
SEA URCHIN SEASON

SEA URCHIN SEASON

In ASTURPESCA we started the sea urchin campaign. The sea urchin is a very interesting product from a nutritional point of view as: It has a high content of high quality proteins, thus providing many of the essential amino acids. In terms of fat, its content is very...
Tuna fish season 2021 overview

Tuna fish season 2021 overview

  The white tuna campaign has kept us very busy during these summer months. But it has not been several years that it doesn’t last until September. This year, for the fifth consecutive year, the tuna coastal fishing season has been drastically shortened due...
How the white tuna (thunnus alalunga) is caught?

How the white tuna (thunnus alalunga) is caught?

The White tuna (thunnus alalunga) belongs to the tuna family and as such is a pelagic  specie that lives in shallow waters only when they are temperate and deeper (up to 500 m) in warm waters. It is in spring when it moves to the shallower waters off the coast,...
The Atlantic horse mackerel

The Atlantic horse mackerel

The horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus) is a fish that is widely consumed in our country, due to its great taste and affordable price. It is a gregarious fish with pelagic habits that lives at a depth of 200 or 300 metres. The larger ones are usually found a few...
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...