Pushing for better tuna stock protections and stronger FAD management

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has set out its list of critical asks in a position statement ahead of this month’s ICCAT annual meeting. ISSF is pushing for bigeye and yellowfin stocks to be maintained at…

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Recent graduates from the Fiji Maritime Academy who are trained in by-catch mitigation techniques. Image: Fiji National University (FNU)

Working to reduce by-catch

Tuna is caught by fishermen in Fiji using longlines – which can lead to accidental catches of unwanted species. The Fiji albacore and yellowfin tuna fishery is leading the way in reducing…

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