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Tuna quota system first in Pacific

Friday 16 December 2016 | Published in Local

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Tuna quota system first in Pacific
Frozen tuna being lifted from the hold of a longliner. PHOTO: SUPPLIED. 16121502

THE COOK ISLANDS has become the first Pacific Island nation to adopt a quota management system (QMS) for its longline fishery to control catches of albacore and bigeye tuna.

THE COOK ISLANDS has become the first Pacific Island nation to adopt a quota management system (QMS) for its longline fishery to control catches of albacore and bigeye tuna.


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