Pew Trusts: IOTC Must Act to Solve Yellowfin Tuna Stock Overfishing
Ahead of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) meeting from June 7-11, Pew Charitable Trusts released a blog from International Fisheries Officer Glen Holmes which discusses the urgent need to control the valuable Indian Ocean yellowfin tuna stock.
“(The IOTC) has been unable to effectively control fishing for the stock. The Commission has allowed overfishing to continue, despite yellowfin being overfished since 2015 and the IOTC’s adoption of its first rebuilding plan for the stock in 2016,” Holmes wrote...
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