International Tuna Management Revisited

  • James Joseph
Part of the Springer Series on Environmental Management book series (SSEM)

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Biomass Migration Europe Transportation Marketing 

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