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.

Protecting Sharks: Reducing Shark Bycatch in Purse Seine Fisheries

Date Added: June 20, 2017
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Tags: Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Purse Seine, Sharks
Language: English
byline: ISSF

Description

This infographic shows steps that can be taken in purse seine fisheries, before and after the tuna catch, including methods for avoiding catching them or releasing them safely back to the water.