6000 tons in one trip.

Here on Aflafrettir we have been writing news about ship from Norway that are fishing Krill.  they are fishing it near the south pol

and land in Uruguay, what is about 15,000 km away from Norway,

Now are 3 ships fishing the krill

Saga Sea that is smallest of the ships 84 meters long, and in july Saga Sea has landed 2685 tons in one trip

Antarctic Sea that is 133 meters long and now in July the ship has landed 4011 tons in one trip

and the newest is Antarctic Endurance that was build in the year 2018, and has a crew of 70 people.

Now in July Antarctic Endurance has landed 6282 tons  in one trip.

This new ship is in own of company in Norway name Aker Biomarine AS 

But what is krill.

Well krill is small crustaoceans of the order Euphausiacea and are found in all the world.s oceans

the name "krill" comes from the Norwegian word Krill, meaning " small fry og fisk"

Krill are near the bottom of the food chain.

Krill is mostly used for aquaculture and aquarium feeds, as bait in sport fishing 

ore  in the pharmaceutical industry

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