The CEO of Peruvian fisheries company Pesquera Diamante blasted the country's Production Ministry (Produce) over a lack of information that has left the industry puzzling over when, or even if, the anchovy season in north central waters will begin.

Fishmeal producers are in the dark about when or whether they will be able to carry out essential maintenance work on fishmeal plants and vessels with workers stuck at home under lockdown because of the coronavirus health crisis.