The Gulf’s declining fish population will be studied by 400 scientists from 50 countries next week at a weeklong workshop.
Cries of joy broke a sky that turned gray and rainy on Friday when good news reached relatives of a missing quartet of fisherman.
The mayor of a fishing village east of Progreso has ordered a census to detect who’s a local and who’s not.
On the eve of the lucrative octopus season, dozens of residents here bodily blocked the port entrance, demanding authorities expel fishermen from out-of-town.
It’s open season on the Gulf’s lobster population starting tomorrow. About 1,200 fisherman will be allowed to start hauling them in.
On Saturday, about 15,000 fishermen and 70 fishing companies began to capture the Mayan Octopus off the coast of Yucatán and Campeche.
Lobster season in Yucatán begins Wednesday, July 1, setting about 1,200 fishermen in action.
Federal authorities are beefing up their efforts to stop illegal fishing in Gulf of Mexico, as well as the Pacific.