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EU’s control regulation threatens French tuna purse seine fleet with extinction by 2026 – Spanish fleet next on the list
Europêche and environmental NGOs join forces to demand modern, effective and simplified EU fisheries control rules
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The control rule on margin of tolerance is currently incompatible with the conditions and specificities inherent to the fishing operations in the tropical tuna purse seine fishery. Crushed by heavy sanctions, EU tuna vessels operating in the Indian and Atlantic Oceans might disappear in the very near future.