International Tuna Management Revisited
Ten years ago international arrangements for the scientific study and management of tuna were reviewed in a predecessor to this volume (Joseph, 1972). The main thrust of that contribution was to stress the necessity for international cooperation on a global basis to insure rational future utilization of tuna resources. The need for international cooperation was emphasized because of the highly migratory nature of the numerous tuna and tuna-like species, the mobility of the fleets that harvest these species, and the international character of the tuna processing and marketing system.
KeywordsMigratory Species Eastern Pacific Ocean Skipjack Tuna Tuna Fishing Tuna Management
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