Spanish fishermen have caught tuna-champion

Employees of the Spanish fishing company La Almadraba'azohia using nets fished off the coast of Cartagena in the Autonomous community of Murcia giant tuna. Its length is just over three meters and a weight of 305 pounds. It is the largest representative of this species caught in Spanish waters. The ship had to be lifted by crane.

Spanish fishermen have caught tuna-champion

En la almadraba de La Azohía (Cartagena) no se aburren. Igual cobran un atún de más de 300 kilos, que liberan un delfín de 200#7Noticias#ConResponsabilidad pic.twitter.com/5AtzVQsJbm

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Juan Paredes, one of the managers of the company said:

Spanish fishermen have caught tuna-champion

This fish is longer than three meters and weighs a third of a ton.

Spanish fishermen have caught tuna-champion

This tuna is largest ever caught in the waters of Spain.

Spanish fishermen have caught tuna-champion

The fish is now frozen and awaiting a buyer.

Juan Paredes said that the fish sold to a wholesale merchant in Alicante for 8,7 dollars per kilogram. Thus fishermen received for their production of about $ 3,000. However, they are a serious bargain.

Spanish fishermen have caught tuna-champion

The daughter of a fisherman posing next to a sea monster.

Traditional fishing of red tuna and other fish is held from February to July in the Bay of Mazarrón, as tuna migrate along the coast of the Mediterranean sea in Spain.

Keywords: Production | Spain | Record fishing | Tuna

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