Seychelles authorities are currently carrying out an investigation into tuna overfishing which might have occurred last year, several industry sources told Undercurrent News. A total of 10,000 metric tons more than the country’s yearly yellowfin quota of 33,000t might have been fished by the nation, an archipelago in the western Indian Ocean with an exclusive economic zone of 1.37 million square kilometers, Undercurrent understands. “I don’t know if the results [of the investigation] will come out [at all],” one local industry source told Undercurrent, asked when the investigation’s outcome would be published. He noted that yellowfin catches normally account for 30% of total tuna catches in the Indian Ocean, but that some companies have reported a lower percentage of yellowfin in their catches since the quotas were introduced.