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.

Saving the Mobula Rays Poster: Western & Central Pacific Ocean & Indian Ocean (Taiwanese)

Date Added: January 27, 2022
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Tags: Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Indian Ocean, Mobula rays, Western & Central Pacific Ocean
Language: Taiwanese
Featured: True
Report Type: Final

Description

This poster for tuna fishers shows seven ray species found in Western & Central Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean tuna fisheries. It also provides location and life-cycle information and illustrates “acceptable” and “not acceptable” handling and release techniques to reduce ray bycatch.

“Saving the Mobula Rays” is shared courtesy of ISSF Seafood Sustainability Contest Grand Prize Winner Melissa Cronin. The poster is available in different languages and for different ocean regions.