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