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IOTC Adopts 10 Percent Catch Reduction for Yellowfin Tuna
Ecuador Close to Launching New Tuna Management Plan
StarKist Puts on Hold $77 Million Expansion on American Samoa Cannery
Harmful Subsidies Should Go – Pacific Fisheries Ministers
Albacore Tuna: West Coast Landings Hit a 20-Year Dip
First Ever Fisheries Policy Dialogue Between the EU and Pacific
In a June 12th hearing to discuss StarKist’s fine for pleading guilty to fixing the prices of canned tuna it sold in the United States between 2011 and 2013, StarKist counsel Niall Lynch acknowledged the company did not have the money to commit to expanding production of pouched tuna products in American Samoa….
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Seattle Will Be Homeport for Newest Polar Icebreakers
Border States Press British Columbia on Transboundary Mines
Early Harvest Numbers Are Mixed for Alaska’s Wild Salmon
Study Shows Marine Fisheries Form a Single Network
Annual Forum Fisheries Ministerial Meeting Kicks off in Micronesia
Big Plans for Majuro – The Pacific’s Busiest Transhipment Port
US National Marine Fisheries Service: Deed of Cession Does Not Protect Fishing Rights
Scientist Warns Ocean Warming Depleting PNG’s Tuna Resource
Over a dozen consumers have sued the big three US tuna canners in separate filings, alleging that their claims of relying on fishing practices marketed as safe for dolphins are false advertising. According to the lawsuits, filed in a Northern California federal court this week, Bumble Bee Foods, StarKist & Co., which is owned by South Korea’s Dongwon Enterprise, and Thai Union Group’s Tri-Union Seafoods, which trades as Chicken of the Sea International….
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Dongwon Founder Resigns, Hands Over Power to Son
Climate Change Will Redistribute Tuna
J. Douglas Hines’ Path From Tuna to TUNO
US Drops Push For Bigger Pacific Tuna Catch
Cooks and FFA to Strengthen Co-Operation
Tuna Fishermen Say Agencies Rejected Input on New Rules
Tuna fisheries supply nutrients, food, employment, and other economic benefits to coastal states and global industrial fleets. A new analysis now examines the causes for variability in economic performance among regions and management types through Fishery Performance Indicators, which score performance on 68 questions answered on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). Benefits were greatest for tuna caught for canning and for sashimi (raw fish) markets….
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