ISSF convenes a diverse group of stakeholders — NGOs, vessel owners, retailers, tuna processors and more — to make sustainability recommendations to tuna Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs).

Here are recent advocacy letters that have resulted from that collaborative work.

Electronic Monitoring Vendors and Data Submission Information

Date Added: December 1, 2022
Authors: ISSF
Downloaded: 533 times
Tags: Bycatch, Conservation Measures, Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, FADs, RFMOs
Language: English
Featured: False
Report Type: Guide

Description

This document can assist ISSF participating companies in complying with ISSF conservation measure 3.7, Transactions with Vessels or Companies with Vessel-Based FAD Management Policies.

The PDF, which was updated in December 2022, includes:

  • A list of electronic monitoring system (EMS) providers and service vendors
  • Contact information for reporting FAD tracking and echosounder biomass data — by ocean, and by tuna RFMO or science organization
  • Contact information for reporting bycatch data — by ocean, and by tuna RFMO or science organization
  • FAD tracking and echosounder biomass data submission format guidance