Urgent need to protect giant Pacific tuna fishery | Pacific Beat

Urgent need to protect giant Pacific tuna fishery

Urgent need to protect giant Pacific tuna fishery

Updated 22 November 2012, 12:23 AEST

Conservation efforts to preserve the world's biggest tuna fishery need to be stepped up.

A report by the SPC say protection of the fish worth 5.5 billion US dollars, is vital if Pacific islanders are to enjoy the benefits of such a valuable resource.

Mike Batty, Director for SPC Fisheries, is the man behind the comments, which he made during the organistion's annual meeting in Noumea.

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