17 Dec 2018

Pacific happy with Tuna Commission outcome

From , 4:04 pm on 17 December 2018

Pacific Islands fisheries leaders are satisfied with the outcomes of last week's meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission, or Tuna Commission, in Hawaii.

Agreements were reached to maintain the current limits on the tuna catch, to establish minimum labour standards for fishing crews, and to expand the involvement of Small Island Developing States in the work of the Commission.

Don Wiseman has more.

 Tuna on the deck of a Pacific fishing vessel.

Tuna on the deck of a Pacific fishing vessel. Photo: RNZI/Giff Johnson