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.

ISSF 2011-01: Stock Assessments 101. How Scientists Count Tuna

Date Added: August 7, 2016
Authors: Dr. Victor Restrepo
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Tags: science, Stock Status, Tuna
Language: English
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Report Type: Technical Report

Description

A stock assessment is a process whereby scientists analyze a variety of relevant data about the fisheries, the species of interest and other variables (such as economic or environmental ones) in order to evaluate the impacts of the fisheries on the stock or population.