THE FUTURE OF TRADITIONAL TUNA FISHING IN THE EU AND IN THE MEDITERRANEAN

20150504PHT49502_originalA new study by the European Parliament on the Eastern Bluefin Tuna trap set (“Almadraba”) harvesting -currently only practiced in Italy, Morocco, Portugal and Spain- considers this   technique respectful to the environment and to resources, due to several factors such as: seasonality, location, structure, low energy consumption and reduced “bycatch”.

For more information: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/STUD/2015/540367/IPOL_STU(2015)540367_EN.pdf

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