TUNACONS Aims for First Purse Seine Tuna MSC Certification in Eastern Pacific
An alliance of five purse seine tuna firms may be the first to get certification from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) for tunas school fish sets and FADs in the Eastern Pacific Ocean (EPO). The Tuna Conservation Group'S (Tunacon) full assessment begins this summer and is scheduled for completion in October 2020. If successful, the fleet that harvests for members of Tunacons will be the first to achieve certification on school fish sets and FADs in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
Since the pre-assessment of the purse seine ...
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