2021 ICCAT Position Statement (English)
|Date Added:||October 15, 2021|
|Tags:||Bycatch, Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, ICCAT, MCS, Sharks, Tuna|
ISSF prepared this position statement for consideration at the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) online 27th annual meeting on November 15-22, 2021. The statement covers topics in these categories: tuna conservation; fish aggregating devices (FADs); harvest strategies; bycatch and sharks; monitoring, control, and surveillance; and compliance.
The statement also includes ISSF’s top “asks” or requests of ICCAT, along with a list of ISSF’s global priorities for all RFMOs.
The statement also is available in French and Spanish.