Fisheries commission adopts tropical tuna measure

By Bernadette Carreon

Dr Sagaalofa Clark

Rupert Howes

Dr Manu Tupou-Roosen

Glen Holmes

The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) has adopted a  revised tropical tuna measure to keep the stocks of yellowfin, skipjack, bigeye, and albacore healthy.

Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) Chief Executive Officer Dr Sangaalofa Clark welcomed the measure's adoption saying it has performed well in the past.

"The measure had performed well in the previous three years. It had contributed substantially to the current health status of WCPO tropical tuna stocks and fisheries, which . . .

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