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Pacific Alliance for sustainable tuna earns MSC certification

Staff Writer |
A Mexican tuna alliance has been certified by the Marine Stewardship Council indicating that its members meet the high bar of sustainability set by the MSC Fisheries Standard.

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The Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna (PAST) comprises of four leaders in the Mexican tuna industry Grupomar, Herdez del Fuerte, Pesca Azteca, and Procesa which operates a combined vessel fleet of 36 purse seine vessels.

Importantly, the fishing fleet adheres to the Agreement on International Dolphin Conservation Program (AIDCP), a legally binding multilateral agreement between fishing nations within the IATTC with conservation objectives.

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