2021 WCPFC Position Statement
|Date Added:||October 15, 2021|
|Tags:||Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, MCS, Sharks, Tuna, WCPFC|
ISSF prepared this position statement for consideration at the 18th regular session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), which will take place online November 29-December 7, 2021. The statement covers topics in these categories: tuna conservation; fish aggregating device (FAD) management; harvest strategies; monitoring, control, and surveillance; and compliance.
The statement also includes ISSF’s top “asks” or requests of WCPFC, along with a list of ISSF’s global priorities for all RFMOs.