In early December, Puerto Peñasco City Council authorized the donation of land measuring 7,678.54 sq.mts. to the National Fishing Institute (INAPESCA) with the objective of building a fishing and aquaculture research center in Puerto Peñasco.
This comes from the commitment Mayor Gerardo Figueroa Zazueta assumed during a meeting this past October 24th with Gilberto Estrada Duran, Regional Center Director of fishing investigation in Guaymas.
During their fifty-fifth extra session, City Council voted in favor of the initiative presented by City Trustee Herme Damian Velazquez Lopez. The research center will have a regional impact of vital importance on fishing activities.
INAPESCA, a decentralized sectored entity of the Ministry of Agriculture, Ranching, Rural Development, Fishing and Feed (SAGARPA), plans construction of the fishing and aquatic research facility, to begin early next year.
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