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.

Snapshot of the Large-Scale Purse-Seine Fleet (2021)

Date Added: September 15, 2021
Downloaded: 86 times
Tags: Capacity Management, ProActive Vessel Register, Purse Seine
Language: English
report_type: Final

Description

This infographic shows the size and fishing capacity of the large-scale purse-seine fleet fishing for tropical tunas worldwide, based on ISSF research.

It also indicates how ISSF’s ProActive Vessel Register (PVR) database helps to provide transparency of the fleet’s fishing activities, including changes in fish hold volume.

See the related report, ISSF 2021-12: A Snapshot of the Large-Scale Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fishing Fleets as of July 2021.