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2021 WCPFC Position Statement

Date Added: October 15, 2021
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RMFOs: WCPFC
Tags: Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, MCS, Tuna, WCPFC
Language: English
Report Type: Final

Description

ISSF prepared this position statement for consideration at the 18th regular session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), which will take place online November 29-December 7, 2021. The statement covers topics in these categories: tuna conservation; fish aggregating device (FAD) management; harvest strategies; monitoring, control, and surveillance; and compliance.

The statement also includes ISSF’s top “asks” or requests of WCPFC, along with a list of ISSF’s global priorities for all RFMOs.