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|SENTINEL-1 COUNTS FISH
Images from the Sentinel-1A satellite are being used to monitor aquaculture in the Mediterranean, in another example of the mission’s contribution to food security, as fisheries become the main source of seafood.
The satellite counted nearly 4500 fish cages over six months, mainly of mussel racks or finfish, along the western Mediterranean’s coastline. The number of fish hatching cages in the Mediterranean was not known before this survey.