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.

Bycatch Rates by Ocean and Set Type

Date Added: June 24, 2019
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Tags: Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Purse Seine, Tuna
Language: English
report_type: Final

Description

This infographic shows bycatch rates for both free school sets and FAD sets in tuna purse-seine fisheries in four ocean regions over a 10-year period. (All data is through 2017, except for the Atlantic Ocean data, which is through 2016).

It’s based on presentation data shared in March 2019 at the International Workshop on Mitigating Environmental Impacts of Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fisheries co-presented by ISSF and Common Oceans.