Cuauhtemoc Ruiz Pineda researcher measures sea cucumbers off Progreso, Yucatan, on April 28.

In the waters off Mexico, fishing for this vital marine creature is prohibited. It still happens.

PROGRISO, Mexico – Ricardo Dominguez Cano gazed into the thick blue sea of ​​the Yucatan Peninsula as he recalled a different era, before a vital marine animal was endangered. “The sea cucumber was nothing special, until the prices started to go up a lot,” Cano, 47, told Noticias Telemundo. Then many other people came [Mexican] …

In the waters off Mexico, fishing for this vital marine creature is prohibited. It still happens. Read More »