ICCAT Commission Sets Catch Limits for Mediterranean Swordfish and Other Billfish for First Time
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] November 22, 2016
Catch limits for Mediterranean swordfish and the Atlantic blue shark were adopted at the 20th Annual meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT). This was the first time that ICCAT set such limits for these fisheries.
The meeting was held in the Algarve region of Portugal from November 14 to the 21.
For shark caught as by-catch in the ICCAT fisheries, the Commission adopted a management measure for the conservation of Atlantic blue shark caught in association with ICCAT fisheries...
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