This was one of the main results from the European Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) annual report1 on the performance of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), particularly concerning the progress towards achieving sustainable fisheries. The scientific report shows that the stock status has significantly improved in the North-East Atlantic with an overall downward trend in the fishing pressure over the period 2003-2017. As a consequence, fish populations have been generally increasing since 2007, reaching in 2017 levels 36% higher than in 2003. However, further efforts are still needed, particularly in the Mediterranean.
Los patrones de la flota cerquera atunero congeladora han recibido entre ayer y hoy en Bermeo, Vizcaya, el curso SOSPESCA de buenas prácticas para la mitigación del impacto ambiental de la pesca de cerco atunero congeladora, convalidado por la Fundación Internacional para la Sostenibilidad de los Productos Marinos, ISSF.