Tuna resources battle

Stehr, Hagen
July 2010
Ausmarine;Jul2010, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p6
Trade Publication
The author offers his perspective on the plight of the tuna industry. Citing current issues such as increasing global demand and pressure from non-governmental organizations to list the bluefin tuna as an endangered species, the author says that there is a need for governments to manage the species along with the proper scientific analysis. Also noted is the unregulated quota management of tuna catch and an imminent sustainability problem caused by the lack of interest of major industry players.


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