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Document: ISSF 2022-01: Biology and Stock Status of Minor Commercial Tunas: Summary of Current Knowledge and Gaps


This report summarizes knowledge about the biology, stock structure, and recent catch of minor tunas; the main fisheries and fishing gears catching them; and their stock status in different oceans.

It reviews the information available in the literature about their life-history characteristics, fisheries and stock status provided by the different tuna RFMOs and identifies the knowledge gaps that can inform research priorities. 

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Suggested Citation:

L. Recio, H. Murua and V. Restrepo, 2022. Biology and stock status of minor commercial tunas: Summary of current knowledge and gaps. Technical Report 2022-01. International Seafood Sustainability Foundation, Washington, D.C., USA