Pacific Meeting to Target Control of Tuna Fisheries
Researchers are calling for the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission to better address its fisheries management challenges.
The commission - responsible for managing the vast ocean waters - meets in Papua New Guinea this week.
The Pew Charitable Trust has said due to the high volume of fishing vessels, trans-shipment (transfer of catch between fishing and carrier vessels) and port activities in the region, the Commission had been unable to increase its observer coverage.
The Trust said the commission needed to strengthen oversight of fishing vessels at sea...
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