According to the latest information, there are around 270 vessels crowded in fisheries of Equatorial Squid(equator origin Dosdicus gigas ). Till now, it is reported the total quantity of equatorial squid is up to 200,000 MT, and still catching 3-5 MT per day per boat, main size from 1000-4000g. The catching season is not ending until Oct., . So The total catching quantity is forecast up to 250,000MT.
Due to such large quantity of output, the price trend is keep low level and will affect WR Peru Squid RM below 4000g. Also, because of the climate warming, the vessel can’t find enough school of Peru Squid in off shore of Peru. Meanwhile, the catching season of Peru and Chile finish. So ZhanHua predict that, in the end of this year, the market will be lack of Peru squid products, such as giant squid fillet, tentacles, wings.
Following is price trend of Equatorial squid:
|Equatorial Squid Price Trend|
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