Record-Beating Mullet Fishing Catch in Florianópolis This Weekend

The mullet is a typical local fish, and sport fishing is allowed between May and July 15th. The dishes featuring mullet are diverse, as it can be grilled, baked, stewed, or even fried.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Artisanal mullet fishing broke the "2019 record in Florianópolis" this weekend. The event took place at Lagoinha, a beach in the north of the island capital of Santa Catarina, in the south of Brazil. Approximately 8,000 mullets were caught in a single haul.

According to the fishermen, this is a record for this year's season, which until now had been very feeble. In other years, however, up to 50,000 mullets have been caught in a single net, which would have been the highest ever recorded, recalls fisherman Alionísio Manoel de Souto . . .

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