The Seminar on Mediterranean Fisheries (‘Seminario sobre el Caladero Mediterráneo’) concluded last weekend in Valencia. Fishermen and administrators, as well as environmental NGOs and scientists, held a debate about fishing regulations in the region. The long-term objective was to simplify the current regulations and to adapt to the new Common Fisheries Policy (CFP). Diverse topics were discussed: technical regulations in the Mediterranean, CFP adaption (with an emphasis on minimizing bycatch), international coordination, innovative techniques and the future of marlin and blue tuna fisheries.
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