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New Study Shows Migratory Tuna Species are Spawning in Pacific Marine Protected Area
Papua New Guinea Turns Toward China, Seeks Help With Tuna Processing Investment
Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Enacts New Crew Welfare Regulations
Thai Union Group Gross Profit Up 13% in 2Q
American Tunaboat Association Loses Lawsuit in Fight Against NMFS
Pacific Island Leaders Renew Shipping Emissions Battle
Climate Change Could Expose More Humans to Mercury in Seafood

US tuna fleet faces tenuous future


Obscured by the size and impact of the mega-deal announced earlier this month that placed American seafood giant Tri Marine under the control the even-larger conglomerate Bolton Group International was an intriguing footnote: Tri Marine owner Renato Curto would retain ownership of the company’s U.S. fleet….
Read more (seafoodsource.com)

2018 Status of Stocks Released


NOAA Fisheries has released the 2018 Status of U.S. Fisheries Report to Congress. The report shows continued positive progress with 91 percent of U.S. stocks not subject to overfishing and 82 percent of stocks not overfished. Additionally, one stock–Gulf of Maine smooth skate–was rebuilt, bringing the total number of stocks rebuilt since 2000 to 45. The full report is available on their website.
Read more (NOAA.gov)