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Pacific tuna tagging focus moves west

Pacific tuna tagging focus moves west

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by October 28, 2016 Pacific News, Regional News

To improve the assessment and understanding of tuna stocks in the western Pacific region, scientists have completed a research expedition during which they tagged 2135 fish, of which 75 percent were bigeye tuna.

The cruise, part of the broader Pacific Tuna Tagging Programme, was organised by the Pacific Community (SPC) in order to tag bigeye tuna in more westerly parts of the tropical Pacific than previously attempted.  We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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