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Skipjack catch estimate

This article was originally published in Foodnews

THE International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has released an update to its Status of World Fisheries for Tuna report to include the most recent science made available from the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) Scientific Committee. The update includes catch averages and assessments of stock health, and reveals that skipjack tuna catches increased by 10% in 2009 to 1.79 million tonnes. It said that the stock of the fish remains healthy, meaning it is not being overfished and is not in an overfished state. It added that increases in purse seine fishing effort are likely to yield only modest gains in skipjack catches and may increase fishing mortality for bigeye and yellowfin tunas.

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