Fewer purse-seiners in world’s oceans, but they’re growing bigger, ISSF finds

Published on
August 15, 2019

The number of purse-seine vessels fishing in the world’s five tuna regional fisheries management organizations has declined from 1,871 in 2018 to 1,843 this year, but their average hold size grew by 1 percent year-over-year, according to the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) ...

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