Thousands of Tonnes of Shellfish Have Died

(09/14/18)

 in Southern France

Despite the losses, hopes remain high that environmental management measures can save the shellfish industry from even more devastation.

For fisherman Jean-Christophe Cabrol, the arrival of la malaïgue in the Thau Lagoon in southern France this August was like watching a wildfire slowly devour an entire forest.

Only in this case, the forest was underwater—and the conflagration resulted in the deaths not of trees but of thousands of...............................................................


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