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   Boom In Taste For Octopus Squeezes Market
by David Montero Sierra, Associated Press
Posted: Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 3:26PM EDT

BUEU, SPAIN - Whether it's spiced in the Spanish style or sliced as Japanese sashimi, octopus as a dish is becoming a victim of its own popularity.

Prices for the tentacled mollusc have about doubled in the past two years due to a global boom in appetite for these classic dishes. And supplies have tightened, with fisheries not yet able to farm octopus and relying on ocean currents to yield a good harvest.

This year has been hard, with lower catches in major producing countries like Morocco and Spain.

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