Our “snapshots” identify best practices that Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs) should follow to manage tuna fisheries sustainably.

In detailed tables, the snapshots compare tuna RFMO progress in implementing the practices.

For a high-level comparison across the five RFMOs, see our Tuna RFMO Best Practice Performance “scorecard” below. We also publish companion “best-practices reports” on these topics and “RFMO progress” infographics.

2020 ICCAT Position Statement (English)

Date Added: October 28, 2020
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RMFOs: ICCAT
Tags: Bycatch, Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, ICCAT, MCS, Sharks, Tuna
Language: English
report_type: Final

Description

ISSF prepared this position statement for consideration at the next International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) meeting. The statement covers topics in these categories: tuna conservationfish aggregating devices (FADs); harvest strategiesbycatch and sharks; monitoring, control, and surveillance; and compliance.

The statement also includes ISSF’s top “asks” or requests of ICCAT, along with a list of ISSF’s global priorities for all RFMOs.

The position statement is also available in Spanish and French.