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ISSF 2018-16: MSC Principle 2 Pre-assessment Report Materials

Date Added: May 22, 2018
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Tags: Harvest Strategies, MSC Certification, RFMOs, Stock Assessment, Tuna
Authors: ISSF
Language: English
Featured: False
Report Type: Technical Report

Description

Download this .zip file to access supporting materials for our technical report ISSF 2018-16: A Pre-Assessment of the Sustainability of Global Tuna Fisheries Relative to Marine Stewardship Council Criteria: Principle 2.

The report uses the MSC definition of a unit of assessment (UoA), which is the combination of the fish stock (biologically distinct unit) with the fishing method (vessel[s] targeting that stock) in a specific area. In total, 166 UoAs have been identified for these pre-assessments.

The zipped file contains 168 individual items:

  • A P2 scoring overview summary table (in Excel)
  • A PSA scores summary table (in Excel)
  • 166 UoA individual reports (in Word)