Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission

Type: Organization
Name: Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

WWF will push for suspension of Pacific bluefin fishing if nations cannot agree on catch limits

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SCOM] July 24, 2014WWF will urge a suspension of the Pacific Bluefin tuna fishery, if fishing nations fail to set binding catch limits in line with scientific recommendations this year.WWF’s hardening stance follows an inconclusive annual ... [Published Seafood.com - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

WWF could call for suspension on Pacific bluefin tuna fishery

Photo: Oceana/Keith Ellenbogen. Bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) in a cage. You may also like: July 23, 2014, 8:56 amEnvironmental group WWF was left unimpressed by the decision of the Inter American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) to delay discussions ... [Published Undercurrent News - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Time running out for Pacific Bluefin tuna - WWF

The World Wildlife Fund is warning again that time is running out for the Pacific Bluefin Tuna.The latest warning from WWF follows the failure of a major meeting in Ecuador of fishing countries, known as the Inter American Tropical Tuna Commission to ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Pew: Pacific bluefin, sharks biggest losers in eastern Pacific

, 8:56 amThe Pew Charitable Trusts has deplored the lack of progress on conservation measures at the latest Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) on July 17 in Lima, Peru.Although measures were agreed on to help fight illegal fishing, the NGO ... [Published Undercurrent News - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 3 reports

A call for strong measures to save the Pacific bluefin tuna fishery

ByAustralia Network News staffThe Worldwide Fund for Nature is urging Pacific fisheries to immediately halve their catch limits to preserve bluefin tuna stocks for the long-term.Numbers of Pacific bluefin tuna breeding stock have declined from their unfished ... [Published SamoaNews.com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

WWF warns Southern Bluefin catch unsustainable

The World Wildlife Fund is urging Pacific fisheries to halve their catching limits to preserve Bluefin tuna stocks for the long term.Numbers of Pacific Bluefin tuna breeding stock have declined from their unfished levels by more than 96 per cent.The WWF ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 2 reports

Halve catches or lose Pacific bluefin tuna, WWF tells fishery managers

Pacific Bluefin Tuna auction in local Japanese fishing portLima, Peru: The long term sustainability of the Pacific Bluefin Tuna fishery can only be guaranteed by following the science and halving catch limits, WWF will tell the two Regional Fisheries ... [Published WWF - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

New technology to monitor Pacific Island tuna fisheries

New technology for monitoring catches of vessels fishing in Pacific Island waters is being tested on two large Chinese Taipei-flagged tuna longliners. The vessels were fitted with video electronic monitoring systems in early March before fishing in the ... [Published Saipan Tribune - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Spain seeks EU-wide suspension of Vietnamese swordfish imports

, 9:22 amSpain’s government confirmed to Undercurrent News that the Ministry for Fishing Affairs on Friday sent European Union member states information collected by Spanish officials over swordfish catch under-reporting from Vietnam-flagged vessels.Madrid ... [Published Undercurrent News - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Asian tuna fishing in the Pacific monitored

08:49 TodayTaken from/By: FBC NewsReport by: Mika LogaA new technology for monitoring catches of vessels fishing in Pacific Island waters is being tested on two large Chinese Taipei flagged tuna longliners.The vessels were fitted with video electronic ... [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

ISSF reports on tuna fisheries progress

Published on 24 June, 2014The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) said tuna fisheries worldwide made “significant progress” in management and conservation in 2013, according to the ISSF’s latest report.The report, Enabling Sustainability ... [Published SeafoodSource.com - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 2 reports

Philippine tuna production on the up

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – Total tuna and other fish landings at the General Santos City Fishport Complex is up by 11.31 per cent for the first five months this year  compared to the same period in 2013, according to the figures released by the Philippine ... [Published Asian Correspondent - Jun 23 2014]

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...little in the way of tangible fishery outcomes," said Pablo Guerrero, Eastern Pacific Ocean Tuna Coordinator for WWF's Smart Fishing Initiative. "According to the scientists the breeding stock of Pacific Bluefin Tuna are at only 4 per cent of original levels and 90 percent of the current catch are juveniles yet to breed." At the just concluded meeting, major fishing countries Japan, Korea, Mexico and the US did not agree on conservation measures and delayed decisions until...
"[These] are mandatory to achieve a determined course of action in response to changes in the stocks status."
"The outlook change to positive recognizes Clearwater's strengthening operating performance and increased potential for a ratings upgrade within 18 months given expectations for improved credit metrics" said Peter Adu, Moody's lead analyst for Clearwater

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WWF will push for suspension of Pacific bluefin... [Published Seafood.com - 9 hours ago]
Meeting Results in No End to Tuna and Shark Ove... [Published The Fish Site - 16 hours ago]
WWF could call for suspension on Pacific bluefi... [Published Undercurrent News - Jul 23 2014]
Time running out for Pacific Bluefin tuna - WWF [Published ABC Radio Australia - Jul 23 2014]
Tuna commission fails Pacific Bluefin test [Published WWF - Jul 22 2014]
Pew: Pacific bluefin, sharks biggest losers in ... [Published Undercurrent News - Jul 22 2014]
Tuna commission fails Pacific Bluefin test [Published WWF - Environmental News - Jul 22 2014]
A call for strong measures to save the Pacific ... [Published SamoaNews.com - Jul 15 2014]
WWF warns of low Pacific bluefin numbers [Published SeafoodSource.com - Jul 14 2014]
Bangladesh wins maritime dispute with India ove... [Published Seafood.com - Jul 14 2014]
A call for strong measures to save the Pacific ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Jul 14 2014]
WWF warns Southern Bluefin catch unsustainable [Published ABC Radio Australia - Jul 13 2014]
Halve catches or lose Pacific bluefin tuna, WWF... [Published WWF - Jul 12 2014]
Halve catches or lose Pacific bluefin tuna, WWF... [Published WWF - Environmental News - Jul 12 2014]
New Report Shows Significant Progress for Tuna ... [Published The Fish Site - Jul 07 2014]
New technology to monitor Pacific Island tuna f... [Published Saipan Tribune - Jul 07 2014]
Pacific Fisheries Ministers want to separate ‘f... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Jul 04 2014]
Spain seeks EU-wide suspension of Vietnamese sw... [Published Undercurrent News - Jun 30 2014]
Asian tuna fishing in the Pacific monitored [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - Jun 28 2014]
PHL-Indonesia strengthen intelligence and borde... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Jun 28 2014]
New Technology for Monitoring Pacific Island Tu... [Published Pacific News Center - Jun 27 2014]
ISSF reports on tuna fisheries progress [Published SeafoodSource.com - Jun 24 2014]
Two new pole positions [Published fishnewseu.com - Jun 24 2014]
ISSF commends partners for 17 agreements in its... [Published Undercurrent News - Jun 23 2014]
Philippine tuna production on the up [Published Asian Correspondent - Jun 23 2014]
Fish production in General Santos City up [Published Rappler - Jun 22 2014]
Fishery Scientists Address Overfished Striped M... [Published Pacific News Center - Jun 21 2014]
Pacific fishing nations warn more price rises a... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Jun 17 2014]
Large-Scale Deployment of Fish Aggregation Devi... [Published The Fish Site - Jun 16 2014]
Your views - PNA increases fishing day price to... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Jun 16 2014]
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Tuna commission fails Pacific Bluefin test [Published WWF - Environmental News - Jul 22 2014]
Lima, Peru - WWF will urge a suspension of the Pacific Bluefin tuna fishery, if fishing nations fail to set binding catch limits in line with scientific recommendations this year.WWF's hardening stance follows an inconclusive annual meeting of the ...
Halve catches or lose Pacific bluefin tuna, WWF... [Published WWF - Environmental News - Jul 12 2014]
Lima, Peru: The long term sustainability of the Pacific Bluefin Tuna fishery can only be guaranteed by following the science and halving catch limits, WWF will tell the two Regional Fisheries Management Organisations (RFMOs) covering the Pacific. ...
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