Plunder in the Pacific

Graphic: Who owns the fish?

Powerful families, with interests in everything from gas stations to mining and the news media, control most of the jack mackerel fishing rights in Chile. With government support they have secured quotas higher than what scientists recommended as safe for the stock. See how the jack mackerel quota is split.

AT&T: at least $98,603

29.3%

Roberto Angelini

Altria: at least $96,500

18.6%

Rodrigo Sarquis

PNC: at least $87,805

17.2%

Jorge Fernández

Verizon: at least $75,165

15.7%

Other industrial shipowners

Bank of America: at least $92,250

8.4%

Roberto Izquierdo

Wells Fargo: at least $73,050

5%

Artisanal fishermen

Bank of New York Mellon: at least $69,374

3%

Research

JPMorgan Chase: at least $76,000

2.8%

Francisco Javier Errázuriz

 

Graphic by Ajani Winston/iWatch News

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