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ISSF Data Check Company Compliance: Audit Policy Document & Standard Operating Procedures

Date Added: February 18, 2021
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activity_year: 2021
Report Type: Final


To support tuna stock and tuna ecosystem sustainability, Data Check Companies (DCCs), per ISSF Conservation Measure 2.4, have committed to meet specific conservation measures designed to improve the long-term health of tuna fisheries.

This February 2021 document describes the protocol for the auditing of DCC compliance with ISSF conservation measures. It covers DCC audits taking place in 2022 related to 2021 activities.