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Tuna for Ticos

Tuna for Tico’s

Tuna for TicosFECOP is responsible for the current protection of tuna “Tuna for Tico’s” Presidential Decree signed in 2014: Moving the practice of purse seine fishing beyond the coast, from 12 miles to 45 miles .

3 polygon areas have been created where fishing with purse seine is not allowed, these polygons are: Coastal, oceanic, special polygon.

New Tuna Purse Seine Fishing License Proposal Supplying the science for the proposed reduction of purse-seine tuna licenses from 44 to 8 and putting a quota limit on total catch, between 8 and 11 metric tons per year depending on the amount of resource (biomass).… Read More

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