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On World Tuna Day, UN cites importance of sustainably managed fish stocks in achieving 2030 Agenda

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02 May 17 - As migratory tuna species account for 20 per cent of the value of all marine capture fisheries and over eight per cent of all globally traded seafood, the inaugural celebration by the United Nations of World Tuna Day is an important step in recognizing the critical role of tuna to sustainable development, food security, economic opportunity, and livelihoods of people around the world.