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Genomic tools to address questions in fisheries management

Genomic tools to address questions in fisheries management

In this week’s edition of WIOMSA ScienceNews, we focus on the “Enabling sustainable exploitation of the coastal tuna species Kawakawa and skipjack in the western Indian ocean” project which is aiming to generate essential information about fisheries in the WIO region and relate this to key economic, biological and environmental information to inform management and development of this sector. The four-country study of small, migratory tunas is expected to generate essential information about fish and fisheries that are growing in importance across the western Indian Ocean region.

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