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2022 ICCAT Position Statement (English)

Date Added: October 31, 2022
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RMFOs: ICCAT
Tags: Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Capacity Management, Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, ICCAT, MCS, RFMOs, Sharks, Tuna
Language: English
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activity_year: 2022
Report Type: Final

Description

ISSF prepared this position statement for consideration at the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) 23rd special meeting on November 14-21, 2022. The statement covers topics in these categories: tuna conservation; fish aggregating devices (FADs); harvest strategies; bycatch and sharks; monitoring, control, and surveillance; compliance; and capacity management.

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

French and Spanish translations of this statement are available.