Frozen Tuna on Japanese Longliner

Photo | February 26, 2013

A member of the Mozambican fisheries enforcement team inspects the Japanese longliner, 'Wakashio Maru No 08' during a joint cooperation with Greenpeace in the Indian Ocean. Longline fishing vessels target mainly albacore tuna and sharks in the Mozambique waters. Albacore tuna is being over-exploited and many shark species are endangered raising concerns over poor of management of these fisheries in the Indian Ocean region.