ISSF Calls for Continued Cuts to Bigeye Landings, Reduction in FADs in Pacific
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] December 1, 2016
The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) released a position statement ahead of the 13th Regular Session Meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) that calls for reducing bigeye tuna catches and limiting the use of non-entangling FADs to protect sharks.
The WCPFC is scheduled to meet in Nadi, Fiji, on December 5-9. The Commission oversees tuna stocks in the WCPO and is one of five tuna Regional Fishing Management Organizations (RFMOs)...
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