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This table shows publicly listed tuna fishery improvement projects (FIPs) that are third-party verified.

Each tuna FIP name in the table is linked to a description, and each entry indicates FIP types and stages.

You can sort and filter the table by column. The table is updated quarterly. It was last updated on Dec. 4, 2023.

FIP Name FIP Type Gear Type(s) RMFO Regions Tuna Species FIP Stage Start/Projected End Dates
FIP Name FIP Type Gear Type(s) RMFO Regions Tuna Species FIP Stage Start/Projected End Dates
Indian Ocean tuna - purse seine (SIOTI) Comprehensive Purse Seine IOTC BET, YFT Stage 5: Improvements on the Water April 2017 - June 2028
Eastern Atlantic tuna - purse seine Comprehensive Purse Seine ICCAT SKJ, YFT, BET Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management January 2018 - December 2028
Indonesia Western and Central Pacific Ocean yellowfin tuna - handline (AP2HI, IPNLF, MDPI) Comprehensive Handline WCPFC YFT Stage 5: Improvements on the Water June 2018 - June 2026
Pacific Ocean tuna - longline (Thai Union) Comprehensive Longline IATTC, WCPFC ALB, BET, YFT Stage 5: Improvements on the Water December 2017 - December 2022
Eastern Pacific Ocean tuna - longline (Transmarina) Comprehensive Longline IATTC YFT, BET, ALB Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management November 2018 - December 2023
Pacific Ocean tuna - longline (Bumble Bee/FCF Co., Ltd) Comprehensive Longline IATTC, WCPFC ALB, YFT, BET, SKJ Stage 5: Improvements on the Water June 2019 - June 2024
Costa Rica large pelagics - longline and green stick Comprehensive Longline, Pole-and-Line IATTC YFT, mahi-mahi, SWO Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management April 2019 - November 2025
Indonesia Western and Central Pacific Ocean skipjack tuna - pole & line Comprehensive Pole-and-Line WCPFC SKJ Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management November 2017 - June 2026
Indonesia Western and Central Pacific Ocean yellowfin tuna - pole & line Comprehensive Pole-and-Line WCPFC YFT Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management November 2017 - June 2026
Pacific Ocean tropical tuna - purse seine (US Pacific Tuna Group) Comprehensive Purse Seine IATTC, WCPFC BET, SKJ, YFT Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management December 2019 - December 2024
Indian Ocean tuna - longline (Thai Union) Comprehensive Longline IOTC ALB, BET, YFT Stage 5: Improvements on the Water December 2018 - December 2023
Indian Ocean tuna and large pelagics - longline (Afritex) Comprehensive Longline IOTC BET, YFT, mahi-mahi, SWO Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management June 2019 - June 2025
Indonesia Indian Ocean yellowfin tuna - pole & line Comprehensive Pole-and-Line IOTC YFT Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management November 2017 - June 2026
Indonesia Indian Ocean skipjack tuna - pole & line Comprehensive Pole-and-Line IOTC SKJ Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management November 2017 - June 2026
Indonesia Indian Ocean yellowfin tuna - handline Comprehensive Handline IOTC YFT Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management June 2018 - June 2026
Ghana tuna - Pole & Line Comprehensive Pole-and-Line ICCAT SKJ, BET, YFT Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management November 2018 - December 2023
Indonesia Indian Ocean and Western Central Pacific Ocean tuna and large pelagics - longline Comprehensive Longline IOTC, WCPFC ALB, BET, YFT, SWO Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management November 2019 - December 2024
Eastern Atlantic Ocean tuna - pole & line Comprehensive Pole-and-Line ICCAT SKJ, YFT, BET Stage 5: Improvements on the Water July 2019 - July 2024
Pacific Ocean tuna - longline (Liancheng) Comprehensive Longline IATTC, WCPFC ALB, BET, YFT Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management September 2019 - September 2024
Eastern Pacific Ocean tuna - purse seine (Marpesca) Comprehensive Purse Seine IATTC BET, SKJ, YFT Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management December 2019 - January 2025
Indian Ocean tuna - longline (Bumble Bee/FCF) Comprehensive Longline IOTC ALB, BET, YFT Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management November 2019 - November 2024
Pacific Ocean tuna - longline (StarKist) Comprehensive Longline IATTC, WCPFC ALB, BET, SKJ, YFT Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management March 2020 - March 2025
Atlantic Ocean tuna - longline (StarKist) Comprehensive Longline ICCAT ALB, BET, YFT Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management March 2020 - March 2025
Atlantic Ocean tuna - purse seine (Capsen & Grand Bleu S.A.) Comprehensive Purse Seine ICCAT BET, SKJ, YFT Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management April 2020 - April 2025
Pacific Ocean tuna - longline (Fue Shin) Comprehensive Longline IATTC, WCPFC ALB, BET, SKJ, YFT Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management April 2020 - July 2025
Western and Central Pacific Ocean tuna - purse seine (Kiribati Fish Limited) Comprehensive Purse Seine WCPFC BET, SKJ, YFT Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management March 2020 - March 2025
Western and Central Pacific Ocean tuna - purse seine (Dongwon Industries) Comprehensive Purse Seine WCPFC BET, SKJ, YFT Stage 5: Improvements on the Water April 2020 - April 2025
Western and Central Pacific Ocean skipjack & yellowfin tuna - purse seine (General Tuna Corporation) Comprehensive Purse Seine WCPFC SKJ, YFT Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management July 2021 - July 2026
Brazil yellowfin tuna - handline Comprehensive Handline ICCAT YFT Stage 3: FIP Implementation November 2021 - November 2026
Eastern Pacific large pelagics - longline (Martec) Comprehensive Longline IATTC YFT, mahi-mahi, SWO Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management November 2020 - November 2025
Grenada yellowfin and bigeye tuna - longline, troll, & dropline Comprehensive Longline, Troll, Dropline ICCAT BET, YFT Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management November 2020 - December 2026
Indian Ocean tuna - purse seine (Dongwon Industries) Comprehensive Purse Seine IOTC BET, SKJ, YFT Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management March 2021 - March 2026
Atlantic Ocean tuna - longline (Bumble Bee/FCF) Comprehensive Longline ICCAT ALB, BET, YFT Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management October 2021 - October 2026
Pacific Ocean albacore tuna - longline (Taiwan Tuna Association) Basic Longline IATTC, WCPFC ALB Stage 3: FIP Implementation July 2021 - July 2026
Atlantic Ocean tuna - purse seine (GSK Marine S.A.) Comprehensive Purse Seine ICCAT BET, SKJ, YFT Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management October 2021 - October 2026
Maldives yellowfin tuna - handline Comprehensive Handline IOTC YFT Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management May 2021 - May 2026
Indonesia Southeast Sulawesi yellowfin tuna and skipjack tuna - purse seine Comprehensive Purse Seine WCPFC SKJ, YFT Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management December 2018 - December 2023
Panama large pelagics - longline (Marpesca) Comprehensive Longline IATTC YFT, mahi-mahi Stage 3: FIP Implementation January 2020 - January 2027
Mexico Oaxaca artisanal skipjack and black skipjack tuna - handline Basic Handline IATTC SKJ, black skipjack Stage 3: FIP Implementation September 2022 - September 2027
South Africa albacore tuna - pole & line/rod & reel Comprehensive Pole-and-Line, Rod-and-Reel ICCAT ALB Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management July 2020 - July 2025
Eastern Pacific Ocean skipjack and bigeye tuna - purse seine (AGAC) Comprehensive Purse Seine IATTC BET, SKJ Stage 3: FIP Implementation August 2022 - December 2026
Pacific Ocean tuna - longline (Cheng Hung Seafood Frozen Produce Co., Ltd.) Comprehensive Longline IATTC, WCPFC ALB, BET, SKJ, YFT Stage 4: Improvements in Fishing Practices or Fishery Management August 2022 - July 2027
Eastern Pacific Ocean bigeye and skipjack tuna - purse seine (TUNACONS) Comprehensive Purse Seine IATTC BET, SKJ Stage 3: FIP Implementation October 2022 - December 2026
Indian Ocean yellowfin & bigeye tuna – purse seine (AGAC) Comprehensive Purse Seine IOTC BET, YFT Stage 3: FIP Implementation September 2022 - August 2027
Vietnam yellowfin tuna - handline Comprehensive Handline WCPFC YFT Stage 5: Improvements on the Water April 2014 - December 2023
Indian Ocean tuna - longline (Fue Shin) Comprehensive Longline IOTC ALB, BET, SKJ, YFT Stage 2: FIP Launch April 2023 - April 2028
Pacific Ocean tuna - longline (PTR) Comprehensive Longline IATTC, WCPFC ALB, BET, YFT Stage 5: Improvements on the Water December 2017 - December 2024
PROSPECTIVE Guatemala Pacific mahi-mahi and yellowfin tuna - longline Prospective Longline - YFT, mahi mahi Stage 1: FIP Development -
Eastern Atlantic tuna – purse seine (French fleet) Comprehensive Purse Seine ICCAT BET, SKJ, YFT Stage 2: FIP Launch January 2018 - June 2028
Panama Pacific mahi-mahi and yellowfin tuna - longline Comprehensive Longline IATTC YFT, mahi mahi Stage 2: FIP Launch July 2023 - December 2028
PROSPECTIVE Mexican Pacific yellowfin tuna - purse seine Prospective Purse Seine IATTC YFT Stage 1: FIP Development -