Pelagic Fisheries and the Canning Industry in Outermost Regions

15-06-2015

This study provides a detailed analysis of the fisheries for tuna and other large pelagic fish in the Outermost Regions of the European Union. It reviews the fishery sector and the status of relevant fish stocks in each region, and assesses the economic dependency on tuna canning and related activities. It identifies the opportunities and threats to tuna canning, and discusses how measures under the reformed Common Fisheries Policy can help to contribute to the survival of this important sector.

This study provides a detailed analysis of the fisheries for tuna and other large pelagic fish in the Outermost Regions of the European Union. It reviews the fishery sector and the status of relevant fish stocks in each region, and assesses the economic dependency on tuna canning and related activities. It identifies the opportunities and threats to tuna canning, and discusses how measures under the reformed Common Fisheries Policy can help to contribute to the survival of this important sector.

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Ian Goulding and Kim Stobberup (Megapesca Lda)