“The Atlantic Ocean is home to a number of one-by-one fisheries, including pole-and-line fisheries in the Azores, Brazil, Senegal, South Africa, St Helena, and Spain. The success and future of these fisheries and fishing communities relies heavily on responsible international management as the stocks are highly migratory. This week, fisheries managers from more than 50 countries will meet in Vilamoura, Portugal to decide on management measures for tuna fisheries in this region. The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) convenes today, and IPNLF is there for the first time as an official Observer organization.”
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Fonte: IPNLF – 14 de novembro de 2016