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Atlantic bluefin tuna quota cut

Saturday, Nov 27, 2010 - 01:22

November 28 - Fishing nations agree to drop their quota for catching Atlantic bluefin tuna by 600 tonnes next year.

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-- scientists say tuna stocks have plunged more than 18% since the 1970s. On -- -- fishing nations meeting in Paris back to new closure of 121900. Tons of Atlantic bluefin. Just 600 tons down on this yet. Environment campaign groups say the system is toothless. They've adopted some compliance and enforcement measures that's nice but there's no consequences. If countries don't -- still get a quota. We're very disappointed -- it really calls into question the whole system. -- managing our fisheries on the high seas in particularly tuna. The -- and Apple's been sent by the international commission for the conservation of Atlantic tuna. From Spain and Disney catch most of the Atlantic -- consumed worldwide. Will put a fifth of its -- to Japan. The efficiently to 650. Kilograms can fetch up to 100000. Dollars. Saturday's gathering of fishing nations also agreed to several new measures to protect some shark species. But rejected -- strength and a ban on shark spinning by outlawing the removal of friends at -- -- --

Atlantic bluefin tuna quota cut

Saturday, Nov 27, 2010 - 01:22

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