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21
Nov
2017

Source: EFE verde

Rabat, 21 nov (EFE).- La Comisión Internacional para la Conservación del Atún Atlántico (ICCAT, en sus siglas en inglés) aprobó hoy aumentar algo más de 4.000 toneladas anuales de atún rojo para el Atlántico Este y el Mediterráneo desde el año próximo y hasta 2020, para alcanzar las 36.000 toneladas anuales.

Continue reading La cuota de pesca de atún rojo subirá 4.000 toneladas anuales hasta 2020

16
Nov
2017

Protecting Shortfin Mako Sharks

Our organizations are focused this year on the dire status of shortfin mako sharks (Isurus oxyrinchus), particularly in the North Atlantic, revealed through the recent assessment by the Standing Committee on Research and Statistics (SCRS). We are encouraged to see several proposals to begin addressing serious overexploitation. At the same time, we are disappointed that none so far match the SCRS advice, which centers around — with unprecedented clarity — a complete prohibition on retention as a first, immediate step.

Continue reading Joint Opening Statement – ICCAT 25th Regular Meeting in Marrakech, Morocco