/ Blog

A Mexican milestone for tuna

by Dan Averill
The Northeastern Tropical Pacific fishery's certification is a milestone for the Mexican tuna industry which has spent 30 years investing in research.
Yellowfin tuna inside a purse seine net. © Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna (PAST)

This week saw a significant milestone for fishing in the Eastern Tropical Pacific. More than 65 years since the formation of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) – established to manage fishing efforts between 21 countries – skipjack and yellowfin tuna purse seine fishing by the major Mexican fishers in this region has been certified as sustainable to the MSC Standard.

Read More

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons