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Pole and Line Tuna Study

Project Location: Regional
Project Date: 2016
Project Funding: Private Sector
Project Summary: Quantitative review of Pole and Line tuna sources


Following global commitments to Pole and Line caught tuna sourcing; concern currently exists on the providence of product. This project’s objective was to complete a review of pole and line fisheries and sources globally and best estimates at production quantities, fleet sizes and key global markets. Key risks to supply integrity were assessed.