Tag: Law of the Sea

Managing the Majestic Jumbo Flying Squid

June 4, 2020 By Benjamin Ryan The New York Times
Climate change, scientists suggest, has been fueling the squid bounty where Chile in particular is concerned. Two decades ago, South Pacific jumbo squid fishing was a mainstay industry in Peru, but the cephalopod went largely unfished in Chilean waters to the south. Since the early 2000s, the squid’s range has shifted farther and farther down Chile’s 2,700-mile coastline. It has also pulsed farther west into the high seas away from Peruvian shores.