3rd PNA Implementing Arrangement

The 3rd PNA Implementing Arrangement, signed in May 2008:

* decreed fishing vessels will no longer be allowed to fish in high seas pockets as a condition of their licenses
* banned Fishing Aggregating Devices (FADs, a device used to attract tuna which often results in the capture of juvenile fish) by purse seine fishing vessels for set time periods
* introduced catch retention (to stop dumping of lower value tuna overboard purse seine fishing vessels)

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Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA)
PNA Office PO Box 3992

Majuro, Marshall Islands
MH 96960
Phone: +692 625 7626/7627
Fax: +692 625 7628

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