Stronger measures needed to protect tuna

The ISSF said that citing ineffective rules and too many exemptions will not protect bigeye Photo: NOAA

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) is urging the Western and Central Pacific Council (WCPFC) to eliminate exemptions and optional clauses in its Conservation Measure 2013-01 concerning the management of bigeye, yellow and skipjack tuna.

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