Would you pay $350 for fish?
18 March 2017
HIGH fish prices have become the norm during the Lenten season.
But would you pay $350 for five pounds of your favourite fish?
King fish is being sold between $50 and $70 a pound at King’s Wharf, San Fernando.
And fishermen predict the price will continue to skyrocket, maybe reaching $100 a pound.
San Fernando Fishing Cooperative president Salim Gool said prices were the highest in recent times.
“The price of fish usually goes up during Lent but it is not only that. We are experiencing a lot of problems in the sea and all of those are contributing to the high fish prices,” he said yesterday.
Gool has called a meeting with fish vendors to discuss the issue on Saturday.Read More