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.

Joint Advocacy Letters tagged with Skippers Workshops

Image Title Date Author(s) Language RFMO(s) Tag(s) Category Company Report Type Activity Year
Image Title Date Author(s) Language RFMO(s) Tag(s) Category Company Report Type Activity Year
Best Bycatch Release Practices in Tuna Purse Seiners March 7, 2018 English N/A Best Practices, Bycatch Mitigation, Skippers Workshops Bycatch N/A Final March 7, 2018
Bonnes Pratiques de Libération d’Espèces Accessoires sur le Pont March 7, 2018 French N/A Bycatch Mitigation, Skippers Workshops Bycatch, Translated N/A Final March 7, 2018
Buenas Prácticas de Liberación de Especies Accesorias en Cubierta March 7, 2018 Spanish N/A Bycatch Mitigation, Skippers Workshops Bycatch, Translated N/A Final March 7, 2018
ISSF 2016-18A: Workshop on the Use of Biodegradable Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) December 18, 2016 Dr. Gala Moreno, Dr. Victor Restrepo, Dr. Laurent Dagorn, Martin Hall, Dr. Jefferson Murua, Igor Sancristobal, Maitane Grande, Sarah Le Couls, Dr. Josu Santiago English N/A Biodegradable FADs, Bycatch Mitigation, FADs, science, Skippers Workshops Scientific Reports, Technical Reports N/A Workshop Report December 18, 2016
ISSF 2016-18B: Taller sobre el Uso de Dispositivos Concentradores de Peces Biodegradables (DCPs) December 19, 2016 Dr. Gala Moreno, Dr. Victor Restrepo, Dr. Laurent Dagorn, Martin Hall, Dr. Jefferson Murua, Igor Sancristobal, Maitane Grande, Sarah Le Couls, Dr. Josu Santiago Spanish N/A Biodegradable FADs, Bycatch Mitigation, FADs, science, Skippers Workshops Scientific Reports, Technical Reports, Translated N/A Workshop Report December 19, 2016
ISSF 2016-18C: Atelier sur l’utilisation de Dispositifs de concentration des poissons (DCP) biodégradables January 16, 2017 Dr. Gala Moreno, Dr. Victor Restrepo, Dr. Laurent Dagorn, Martin Hall, Dr. Jefferson Murua, Igor Sancristobal, Maitane Grande, Sarah Le Couls, Dr. Josu Santiago French N/A Biodegradable FADs, Bycatch Mitigation, FADs, science, Skippers Workshops Scientific Reports, Technical Reports, Translated N/A Workshop Report January 16, 2017
ISSF 2020-01: ISSF Skippers Workshops Round 9* January 9, 2020 Dr. Jefferson Murua, Dr. Gala Moreno, David Itano, Martin Hall, Dr. Laurent Dagorn, Dr. Victor Restrepo English N/A Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, FADs, Purse Seine, Skippers Workshops Scientific Reports, Technical Reports N/A Technical Report January 9, 2020
Non-Entangling and Biodegradable FADs Guide (English) October 8, 2019 ISSF English N/A Best Practices, Biodegradable FADs, Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Ecosystem, FADs, Ghost Fishing, Non-Entangling FADs, RFMOs, science, Sea Turtles, Sharks, Skippers Workshops Bycatch, Guides & Best Practices, Non-Entangling FADs N/A Guide October 8, 2019
Non-Entangling and Biodegradable FADs Guide (French) October 8, 2019 ISSF French N/A Best Practices, Biodegradable FADs, Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Ecosystem, FADs, Ghost Fishing, Non-Entangling FADs, RFMOs, science, Sea Turtles, Sharks, Skippers Workshops Bycatch, Guides & Best Practices, Non-Entangling FADs, Translated N/A Guide October 8, 2019
Non-Entangling and Biodegradable FADs Guide (Indonesian) October 8, 2019 ISSF Indonesian N/A Best Practices, Biodegradable FADs, Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Ecosystem, FADs, Ghost Fishing, Non-Entangling FADs, RFMOs, science, Sea Turtles, Sharks, Skippers Workshops Bycatch, Guides & Best Practices, Non-Entangling FADs, Translated N/A Guide October 8, 2019
Non-Entangling and Biodegradable FADs Guide (Japanese) October 8, 2019 ISSF Japanese N/A Best Practices, Biodegradable FADs, Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Ecosystem, FADs, Ghost Fishing, Non-Entangling FADs, RFMOs, science, Sea Turtles, Sharks, Skippers Workshops Bycatch, Guides & Best Practices, Non-Entangling FADs, Translated N/A Guide October 8, 2019
Non-Entangling and Biodegradable FADs Guide (Korean) October 8, 2019 ISSF Korean N/A Best Practices, Biodegradable FADs, Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Ecosystem, FADs, Ghost Fishing, Non-Entangling FADs, RFMOs, science, Sea Turtles, Sharks, Skippers Workshops Bycatch, Guides & Best Practices, Non-Entangling FADs, Translated N/A Guide October 8, 2019
Non-Entangling and Biodegradable FADs Guide (Simplified Chinese) October 8, 2019 ISSF Simplified Chinese N/A Best Practices, Biodegradable FADs, Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Ecosystem, FADs, Ghost Fishing, Non-Entangling FADs, RFMOs, science, Sea Turtles, Sharks, Skippers Workshops Bycatch, Guides & Best Practices, Non-Entangling FADs, Translated N/A Guide October 8, 2019
Non-Entangling and Biodegradable FADs Guide (Spanish) October 10, 2019 ISSF Spanish N/A Best Practices, Biodegradable FADs, Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Ecosystem, FADs, Ghost Fishing, Non-Entangling FADs, RFMOs, science, Sea Turtles, Sharks, Skippers Workshops Bycatch, Guides & Best Practices, Non-Entangling FADs, Translated N/A Guide October 10, 2019
Non-Entangling and Biodegradable FADs Guide (Tagalog) October 8, 2019 ISSF Tagalog N/A Best Practices, Biodegradable FADs, Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Ecosystem, FADs, Ghost Fishing, Non-Entangling FADs, RFMOs, science, Sea Turtles, Sharks, Skippers Workshops Bycatch, Guides & Best Practices, Non-Entangling FADs, Translated N/A Guide October 8, 2019
Non-Entangling and Biodegradable FADs Guide (Traditional Chinese) October 8, 2019 ISSF Traditional Chinese N/A Best Practices, Biodegradable FADs, Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Ecosystem, FADs, Ghost Fishing, Non-Entangling FADs, RFMOs, science, Sea Turtles, Sharks, Skippers Workshops Bycatch, Guides & Best Practices, Non-Entangling FADs, Translated N/A Guide October 8, 2019
Non-Entangling and Biodegradable FADs Guide (Vietnamese) October 8, 2019 ISSF Vietnamese N/A Best Practices, Biodegradable FADs, Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Ecosystem, FADs, Ghost Fishing, Non-Entangling FADs, RFMOs, science, Sea Turtles, Sharks, Skippers Workshops Bycatch, Guides & Best Practices, Non-Entangling FADs, Translated N/A Guide October 8, 2019
Non-Entangling FADs: Skipper Acceptance Levels & RFMO Proposals January 21, 2020 English N/A FADs, Non-Entangling FADs, RFMOs, Skippers Workshops, Strategic Plan Infographics, Strategic Plan N/A Final January 21, 2020
Poster of Bycatch Best Practices (Chinese Translation) March 7, 2018 Simplified Chinese N/A Best Practices, Bycatch Mitigation, Skippers Workshops Bycatch, Translated N/A Final March 7, 2018
Poster of Bycatch Best Practices (Indonesian Translation) March 7, 2018 Indonesian N/A Best Practices, Bycatch Mitigation, Skippers Workshops Bycatch, Translated N/A Final March 7, 2018
Poster of Bycatch Best Practices (Korean Translation) March 7, 2018 Korean N/A Best Practices, Bycatch Mitigation, Skippers Workshops Bycatch, Translated N/A Final March 7, 2018
Poster of Bycatch Best Practices (Vietnamese Translation) September 6, 2018 Vietnamese N/A Best Practices, Bycatch Mitigation, Skippers Workshops Bycatch, Translated N/A Final September 6, 2018
Skippers Workshop Locations with Total Attendance (2009-2019) January 21, 2020 English N/A Skippers Workshops Infographics N/A Final January 21, 2020
Skippers Workshop Participants 2010-2019 January 21, 2020 English N/A Skippers Workshops Infographics N/A Final January 21, 2020