SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Thunnus alalunga

SPECIES NAME(s)

Albacore

The North Pacific albacore population is considered to be biologically separate from the South Pacific population. This is based on fishery, tagging, ecological and genetic data (ISC 2014).

The Korean longline distant water fishery had 126 active vessels fishing in 2012 {Geun et al. 2013}. During 2012, Korea caught 1,264 t of albacore in their longline fishery {Geun et al. 2013}.


ANALYSIS

Strengths

    FISHSOURCE SCORES

    Management Quality:

    Management Strategy:

    ≥ 6

    Managers Compliance:

    ≥ 8

    Fishers Compliance:

    ≥ 6