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Tuna fishermen get breather

With the three-month fish aggregating device ban now in effect, the government has offered an alternative measure that would allow Filipino fishers to catch tuna in the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), a tuna industry official said yesterday…. Read more (

Albacora, NOAA reach settlement

After four days of negotiations, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday announced it reached a settlement with Europe’s largest tuna fishing company in regards to accusations of illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing…. Read more (

Petition seeks U.S. seafood-advice revision

Two of the world’s top experts on brain and neurological development have joined 125 others in calling on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to revise its advice on fish consumption and pregnancy — last updated in 2004 — because it is out of date and may be “inadvertently causing harm”…. Read more (