ISSF calls for stronger Pacific tuna control

The ISSF has released its latest ‘Status of the Stocks’ report Photo: ISSF

Ahead of the next IATTC meeting in August, the ISSF is calling for more robust tuna fisheries management in the eastern Pacific

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation is urging Eastern Pacific Ocean tuna fisheries to strengthen regional fisheries management to meet more stringent Marine Stewardship Council expectations.

In a position statement ahead of the annual Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission meeting in British Columbia next month, the ISSF is also calling for a new harvest strategy for North Pacific albacore, including a harvest control rule.

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