2023 ICCAT Position Statement (English)
|Date Added:||October 20, 2023|
|Tags:||Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Capacity Management, Compliance, Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, FAD Management, FADs, Harvest Strategies, ICCAT, Observer Coverage, Sharks, Transshipment, Tuna|
ISSF prepared this position statement for consideration at the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) 28th regular meeting on November 13-20, 2023. The statement covers topics in these categories: compliance processes; tuna stock conservation; fish aggregating device (FAD) management; electronic monitoring and reporting and observer coverage; transshipment regulation; effective management procedures (harvest strategies); bycatch mitigation and shark protections; and capacity. The statement includes ISSF’s top “asks” or requests of ICCAT.