Welcome to FIS   Sponsored By
United States
Subscribe to FIS | Register with FIS | Advertise with FIS | Newsletter | About FIS | Contact us
   


A Peruvian purse seiner. (Photo: IATTC)

Fishing for tuna banned in the eastern Pacific

Click on the flag for more information about Peru PERU
Monday, July 22, 2013, 22:30 (GMT + 9)

The Ministry of Production (Produce) decided to ban fishing for tuna and for similar species to Peruvian flagged purse seine vessels with a carrying capacity that is greater than 182 tonnes in the Eastern Pacific Ocean (EPO) from 18 November, 2013 to 18 January, 2014.

While the ban is in effect, purse seiners with the above features having the Peruvian flag should remain in port.

However, vessels not fishing in the EPO and carrying an observer from the Agreement on the International Dolphin Conservation Programme (IDCP) on board may go fishing during the closed period.

The purse seine vessels being between 182 and 272 metric tonnes of carrying capacity with an observer on board may perform a single fishing trip lasting up to 30 days during the closure, reported the Produce.

In addition, within the time allocated tuna or tuna-derived products will be prohibited as well as transhipments if they are identified as coming from tuna vessels within the areas considered for fishing the resource.

Pole and line vessels, trolling boats and recreational fishing, and seine vessels with a carrying capacity of less than 182 tonnes are not subject to this measure.

The EPO area is bounded by the coast of North, Central and South America and by the following lines: the parallel 50° North from the coast of North America to its intersection with the meridian 150° West; the meridian 150° West to its intersection with the parallel 50° S; and 50° S parallel to its intersection with the South American coast.

The decision adopted by Produce meets the conservation and management measures set in the 83rd Meeting of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC), held in June 2012, for vessels fishing for yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares), bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) and skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis).
 

By Analia Murias
editorial@fis.com
www.fis.com


 Print


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
MORE NEWS
United Kingdom
Jul 2, 03:50 (GMT + 9):
Purpose-built robots to explore deepest ocean
Spain
Jul 2, 03:10 (GMT + 9):
ICES recommends sharp cut for Iberian hake
Denmark
Jul 2, 02:50 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - New appointments and rotation in BioMar Management teams
United States
Jul 2, 02:50 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Sea Pact Announces New Chairman
Japan
Jul 2, 02:50 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Nippon Foundation Nereus Program Reveals Critical State of World's Oceans in 2050
United States
Jul 2, 02:40 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Experts: Illegal Pot Farms In California Threatening Salmon Fisheries
Philippines
Jul 2, 02:40 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - 13th Annual Fishbase Symposium in Philippines to take place this fall
Canada
Jul 2, 02:30 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Seafood supply altered by climate change
Thailand
Jul 2, 02:30 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Fish trade dries up as illegal fleets remain in port
Thailand
Jul 2, 02:30 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Prayut rejects extension of deadline on fishing rules
United States
Jul 2, 02:30 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Select Area Fisheries produce 12,000 salmon
Thailand
Jul 2, 02:30 (GMT + 9):
Fishermen go on strike due to Govt's regulation pressure
United States
Jul 2, 02:10 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Marubeni : North Pacific Seafoods, Inc. purchase Alaska salmon processing plants to expand salmon production share
Peru
Jul 2, 01:40 (GMT + 9):
Industrial fleet may continue to catch anchovy from 'mile 5'
Australia
Jul 2, 00:50 (GMT + 9):
Tassal expands business through De Costi Seafoods acquisition



Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
Report highlights tuna industry efforts, but also inaction in some fisheries
Worldwide In its latest annual report, ISSF outlines progress and achievements for tuna sustainability in 2014 and lays out the various needs for continuous improvement of global tuna fisheries through collaboration and advocacy.
Lobster capture season extended
Canada Fisheries and Oceans Minister authorised a four four-day extension to the Spring lobster capture season throughout the Gulf of Saint Lawrence to compensate for the lost fishing days on account of adverse weather conditions.
Tesco's sales fall while Aldi and Lidl consolidate
United Kingdom Britain's biggest supermarket chain Tesco reported a fall in sales amounting to 1.3 per cent in its first quarter, lower than expected, whereas Morrisons, Aldi and Lidl achieved growth in their sales.
Icicle Seafoods to be sold to Indonesian firms
United States Alaska’s seafood processor Icicle Seafoods is to be sold to Indonesian companies Convergence Holdings and Dominion Catchers through a deal to be settled in August.
 
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation -Headquarter-
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation -Wartsila Group Headquarter-
ITOCHU Corporation -Headquarter-
BAADER - Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH (Head Office)
Inmarsat plc - Global Headquarters
Marks & Spencer
Tesco PLC (Supermarket) - Headquarters
Pescanova, S.A. - Group Headquarters
Sea Harvest Corporation (PTY) Ltd.
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Limited
Blue Continent Products (Pty) Ltd - (Oceana Group Limited)
Pesquera San Jose S.A.
Nutreco N.V. - Head Office
CNFC China National Fisheries Corporation - Group Headquarters
W. van der Zwan & Zn. B.V.
SMMI - Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co., Ltd. - Headquarters
Icicle Seafoods Inc. -Headquarter-
Starkist Seafood Co. - Headquearters
Trident Seafoods Corp.
American Seafoods Group LLC - Head Office
Marel ehf - Group Headquarters
SalMar ASA - Group Headquarters
Sajo Industries Co., Ltd
Hansung Enterprise Co.,Ltd.
BIM - Irish Sea Fisheries Board (An Bord Iascaigh Mhara)
CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
COPEINCA ASA - Corporacion Pesquera Inca S.A.C.
Chun Cheng Fishery Enterprise Pte Ltd.
Food Project (Siam) Co., Ltd.
VASEP - Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers
Gomes da Costa
Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
NISSUI - Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. - Group Headquarters
FAO -Food and Agriculture Organization- Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (Headquarter)
Hagoromo Foods Co., Ltd.
Koden Electronics Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S - Headquarters
BVQI - Bureau Veritas Quality International (Head Office)
UPS - United Parcel Service, Inc. - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Group Headquarters
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Omega Protein Corporation -Headquarter-
Marona S.A.
Marine Harvest ASA - Headquarters
Marubeni Europe Plc -UK-
Findus Ltd
Icom Inc. (Headquarter)
WWF Centroamerica
Oceana Group Limited
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. -Headquarter-
Friosur S.A. - Headquarters
Cargill, Incorporated - Global Headquarters
Benihana Inc.
Leardini Pescados Ltda
Mitsubishi Corporation Marine Products Depts. D.Team
CJ Corporation  -Holding Headquarter-
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
Ocean Trawlers Group - Ocean Trawlers HK Ltd.
Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation -Headquarter-
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart / Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) -Headquarter-
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
INVE Group - Head Office
Marine Stewardship Council - MSC Worldwide Headquarters
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Headquarter)
Genki Sushi Co.,Ltd -Headquarter-
Iceland Pelagic ehf
AXA Assistance Argentina S.A.
Caterpillar Inc. - Headquarters
Tiger Brands Limited
Morpol ASA - Group Headquarters
SeaChoice
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

Copyright 1995 - 2015 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER