Japan joins Pacific to oppose U.S proposals to increase its bigeye tuna quota

Bigeye tuna. Picture: RNZ

HONOLULU,14 DECEMBER 2018 (PACNEWS) – Japan will oppose attempts by the United States to increase its quota on for bigeye tuna at the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) currently underway in Honolulu. The moves follow Pacific nations concerns of a US proposal to increase the catch limit for its Hawaii-based longline fleet. “We […]

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