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MRAG Americas announces that the AAFA and WFOA North Pacific Albacore fishery may be re-certified as sustainable against the MSC standard. The AAFA and WFOA North Pacific Albacore fishery is now re-certified for 5 years. MRAG Americas has produced a Public Certification Report, available on the MSC website.
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Different approaches towards managing a heavily depleted fish stock have emerged between two Pacific nations. In the past decade southern albacore numbers have dropped significantly making profitability very difficult, especially for Pacific-owned boats that do not receive fuel subsidies available to many foreign vessels. At the 14th annual meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) currently being held in Manila, Philippines….
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