Spain is home to the largest fish processing industry in Europe. There were 601 fish processing facilities in operation during 2016 with a turnover of around €4.6 billion and total employment estimated at 18 390 persons.
How big is the Spanish fishing fleet?
Spain leads the table in engine power too, with a fleet of around 1.4 million kw.
What is the largest fishery in the world?
Peru is home to the world’s biggest fishery and spectacular wildlife, but it wasn’t always like this. Watch the story of the fishermen of Peru.
Which fish is known as poor man’s fish?
Monkfish are known as the “poor man’s lobster,” since monkfish taste like lobster, at a fraction of the price. Monkfish Fun Facts: Monkfish are deepwater, bottom-dwelling fish.
What is the national fish of Spain?
Spain’s national fish is hake (Merluza).
Where does Spain get its cod?
Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) has been an economically and culturally important food in Spain for hundreds of years. The Spanish cod fishery in Newfoundland waters developed slowly over time, and was sometimes erratic in its operation.