Declining albacore numbers a worry for Tuna Commission

The environmental group, the Worldwide Fund for Nature, hopes to see changes when the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission, meets next week in Honolulu. The tuna programme manager for the environmental group, Bubba Cook, says they have concerns about FADs or fish aggregation devices and transhipping. But Mr Cook told Don Wiseman a key priority they want to see put in place is the ‘albacare tuna target reference point’…. Read more (

Clipper Oil: Latest Fishing News – Micronesia to Commit to Transparency of Tuna Fishing

Latest Fishing News – November 2018
Tri Marine Wants Local Tuna Industry Included in Any Federal Analysis for Purse Seine Fishery
Micronesia to Commit to Transparency of Tuna Fishing
American Samoa Company Plans to Export Local Fish
40 Scientists Converge in Seychelles for Meetings on Tuna Issues
Federal Managers Make Recommendations for Guam, Hawaii Fisheries