20 Nov '11, 12pm

Bluefin Industry Attempting To Reduce Illegal Catches

Bluefin Industry Attempting To Reduce Illegal Catches

The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tuna was recently held in Turkey. Governments which are a part of the bluefin fishing industry agreed to increasing measures to reduce illegal bluefin catches. The governments agreed to alter their recording methods, which are currently done through paper. This method is considered easy to deceive and often results in fishing boats reporting lower numbers than they actually catch. Now fishermen will be required to use an electronic system considered less easy to deceive.

Full article: http://www.aboutmyplanet.com/uncategorized/bluefin-indust...

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