Thus, the fishing fleet of the Spanish State will have a quota of 22,361 tons of northern albacore catch by 2024, thanks to the “confirmation of the improvement in reserves of this species.”
The Spanish State will increase its fishing quota for northern albacore by 23% and that for bluefin tuna by 10% in 2024 compared to this year, according to the agreements of the annual meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tuna (Iccat). , held in New Cairo (Egypt) until this Monday.
Thus, the State’s fishing fleet will have a quota of 22,361 tons of northern albacore catch by 2024, thanks to the “confirmation of the improvement in reserves of this species”, according to the results of the Iccat assembly , released by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
The Total Allowable Catch (TAC) of bonito for the years 2024 to 2026 is expanded from 37,801 tons in 2023 to 47,251 tons for the year 2024; The European Union is responsible for 35,815 tons, 7,212 tons more than in 2023.
Regarding bluefin tuna, Spain will increase its quota by 691 tons or 10%, as planned given the consolidation of the recovery of the species.
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