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Workshop series aims to boost “harvest strategy” for tuna management

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On late February, Fiji’s Ministry of Fisheries and the World Wildlife Fund hosted a two-day regional workshop to create a better understanding among states in the western and central Pacific Ocean of the “harvest strategy” approach to tuna management. About 40 participants from Fiji and across the Pacific region attended. The event, held in the city of Nadi, was funded by the Global Environment Facility’s Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction project….
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Panama tuna fishery launches MSC assessment

Panama tuna fishery launches MSC assessment. Purse seine fishery includes yellowfin and skipjack. The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) said Monday the Panama tropical Pacific yellowfin and skipjack purse seine tuna fishery is …
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