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News | 22 Nov 2022

EU achieves significant results at annual meeting of ICCAT

The EU and the 47 contracting parties of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) have concluded on 21 November this year’s annual meeting. After 8 days of intense negotiations, the meeting ended with a breakthrough decision adopting a new management procedure for Bluefin tuna, a sustainable management plan for South Atlantic shortfin mako shark, an important measure to ensure reduced sea turtle bycatch, and other key measures to ensure the conservation and improved management of ICCAT fisheries.

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