Illegal FADs use prompts push for openness

The main bluefin tuna fishing season runs from 26 May until 24 June

An EJF investigation into the potential misuse of FADs has sparked a new call for openness in Pacific tuna fishery management

A global pressure group is pushing for greater transparency in fisheries governance, citing concerns over the use of fish aggregating devices by a Pacific tuna fishery.

In a new position paper, Accountability.Fish is urging members of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission to urgently improve the accountability of the fishery.

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