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New protection for threatened manta and mobula rays in Pacific waters

Port Moresby- At the final day of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) on Wednesday, the tuna commission took a major step in helping “threatened” manta and mobula rays when it adopted a resolution that requires fishermen immediately release any mantas caught accidentally as “bycatch.” Glen Holmes, officer, international fisheries of The Pew […]