About Eloy Aroni

Eloy is a fisheries analyst for Global Fishing Watch in Central and South America, he supports the Peruvian transparency program working closely with government institutions such as the Ministry of Production, the Ministry of Environment and Customs. He obtained his BSc in Fishing Engineering from the National Agrarian University La Molina in Peru, where his thesis focused on tracking the Chinese squid jigging vessels in the South East Pacific. Previously Eloy worked at The Marine Institute of Peru and Oceana. Eloy has relatives who are artisanal fishermen and he has always felt strong ties to the sea. In his spare time Eloy enjoys diving and recreational fishing with his college friends and he loves to bike into Peru’s highlands.

Global Fishing Watch holds workshops with authorities in Peru’s three main fishing ports

Global Fishing Watch recently met with port authorities and offered training on its commercial fishing activity platform in three important Peruvian fishing ports (Paita, Chimbote and Callao). Fisheries Analyst, Eloy Aroni, describes in this blog post how these meetings were an opportunity to discuss data and technology solutions to the main issues affecting each [...]

By | 2019-08-30T04:19:43-04:00 August 29th, 2019|Data and technology, Fisheries, VMS transparency|

World’s largest commercial fishery publicly tracked on Global Fishing Watch map

This year’s first fishing season for Peruvian anchovy opens on May 4th and for the first time ever anyone can track the fishing fleet as the season progresses, thanks to the recent agreement to publish Peru's vessel data via Global Fishing Watch’s public map. En español Monitoring of the Peruvian anchovy fleet using the national Vessel [...]