Conservation and management measures (CMMs) of the Commission are legally binding and apply to all WCPFC members and the Western and Central Pacific Ocean which was the source of 54% of the world's tuna catch in 2007.
What does WCPO stand for?
WCPO stands for Western and Central Pacific Ocean
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25% cut eyed for bigeye tuna catch in western, central Pacific Ocean TOKYO - A body for control of fish stocks in the western and central Pacific Ocean is recommending a 25 percent cut in the overall annual catch of bigeye tuna, popular in Japan for relatively cheap prices, sources close to the matter said Monday.
TOKYO, April 20 Kyodo Japan decided Friday to skip a meeting that begins next Monday in New Zealand to discuss rules in an international convention designed to regulate tuna catches in the western and central Pacific Ocean, government officials said.