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Document: ISSF 2020-10: Recommended Best Practices for Tuna Longline Fisheries in Transition to MSC Certification*

This report summarizes recommended best practices for tuna longline fisheries that aim to participate in Fishery Improvement Programs (FIPs) with the objective of achieving MSC certification.

The recommended practices are linked to MSC Fishery Certification Requirements including suggested examples for concrete actions that the fleets can implement.

Dr. Victor Restrepo, Juan Pedro Monteagudo, Ana Justel-Rubio, and Dr. Hilario Murua authored the report.

See also our related “Longline FIPs Best Practices Checklist” document.

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Suggested Citation:

Restrepo, V. J.P. Monteagudo, A. Justel-Rubio, and H. Murua. (2020). Recommended best practices for tuna longline fisheries in transition to MSC certification (Version 2). ISSF Technical Report 2020-10. International Seafood Sustainability Foundation, Washington, D.C., USA