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Friday 3 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has reversed its decision to close the fishing of sea cucumbers for three years and re-opened in June with 10 licenses issued bringing the government some short term cash in licensing fees, but against the best advice of its fisheries experts who warn that closure is the best option for managing the sea cucumber stock sustainably.
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