25,000 tonnes off Ecuador's shrimp exports in two monthsChristian Fernsby ▼ | July 16, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic reduced Ecuadorian shrimp exports by 25,000 tonnes in just two months in the first quarter of the year according to recently published statistics.
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aurence Massault from BioMar Ecuador, outlined how the pandemic had affected the country’s shrimp production, with shortages of processing workers meaning that peak harvests could not coincide with the new and full moons the times when the shrimp shells are hardest. ■