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Prince Edward Island Fishermen’s Association (PEIFA)

Annual General Meeting and Tradeshow | February 23-24 | Charlottetown, P.E.I.

One More Giant on the Line

P.E.I. Bluefin Tuna Harvesters Optimistic About Quota Increase P.E.I.’s commercial bluefin tuna license holders have a reason to be optimistic these days. The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tuna (ICCAT) recently increased the Western Atlantic allocation of tuna for 2018. The Western Atlantic region includes Canada, the U.S., Japan, Mexico and parts of the U.K. and France. The total allowable tonnage will increase from 2,000 tonnes to 2,350 tonnes. Assuming ...