Harvest Strategies Follow
The latest updates on the implementation of harvest strategies in fisheries across the globe 🐟🐟🐟
At the last minute, the WCPFC members adopted a management procedure for skipjack to the relief of many MSC-certified WCPO fisheries. What consequence the non-binding clause will be have is unclear...https://zcu.io/DCSO @wcpfc #skipjack #
The #WCPFC annual meeting closed today. Big news: a #HarvestStrategy was adopted for Pacific skipjack, the world's largest #tuna fishery! But WCPFC will need to finish the job next year to make the catch advice coming out of the harvest strategy binding. https://www.pewtrusts.org/en/about/news-room/press-releases-and-statements/2022/12/03/pew-commends-skipjack-tuna--landmark-policy-but-calls-non-binding-plan-disheartening
Congratulations Rhea Moss-Christian as the new #WCPFC Executive Director! Another woman at the helm in the Pacific tuna world...
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harveststrategies.org serves as a resource for fisheries scientists, managers, and other stakeholders, compiling information about how harvest strategies work and how implementing this pioneering management approach can lead to sustainable, profitable fisheries and successful recovery programs for many species around the world. The site is managed by The Ocean Foundation’s International Fisheries Conservation Project with support from The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Common Oceans Tuna Fisheries Project, which is funded by GEF and implemented by FAO.