Ecuador endured similar, though less serious challenges. Like India, it was coming off a banner year: 2019 output skyrocketed 24%, from 540,000 to 670,000 tonnes. That enabled a 27% export surge, from 510,000 to 648,000 tonnes. where COVID-19 disrupted production early in the year.
Norway's slow salmon output growth, dependence on stable EU consumption kept it profitable. Rapidly growing Chilean output was export-dependent on nations deeply affected by COVID-19.
United States Senator Marco Rubio, along with Senator Roger Wicker and Senator Brian Schatz will present a bipartisan legislation to advance aquaculture in federal waters, but the environmentalists protest that the bill could harm wild fisheries, Naples Daily News reported.