The octopus has become the essential king of Galician gastronomy and the hen of golden eggs for its industry. Not long ago the price of a ration was paid between eight and ten euros. Today it’s almost 16. Why? Who is left with the margin if the hoteliers hardly make a profit? Who is behind this exorbitant increase in prices?
If there is a wide angle to visualize the maritime part of planet Earth, we would realize that all the seas and oceans are part of a single great sea to which the octopi that the sailors capture belong to sell to the highest bidder.
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A group of fishermen managed to catch a large cephalopod on a Philippine island. To move it, the strength of several people was needed. This is the third time that an animal with these characteristics has been caught.
Bad times for octopus lovers: a combination of factors is causing the price to have climbed dramatically during the last year.
The video was recorded by a diver from the group Mergullo Viveiro.
A doctoral thesis reveals that there are up to 12 different species in the Vigo estuary and identifies where they live.
Restaurants and octopus chefs apply increases of 15% while the cost of the product is doubled.