EU issues Indian Ocean tuna proposals

Yellowfin tuna

Source: NOAA

Ahead of the next IOTC session, four proposals have been put forward to improve the conservation and management of fisheries 

Four proposals to improve the conservation of tuna and the management of fisheries for the next Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) session, taking place from 8 to 12 May 2023, have been made public by the European Commission.

Along with the new proposals, the EU has tabled an objection to the IOTC Resolution 23/02 on the management of drifting fish aggregating devices (FADs).

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