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.

ISSF 2022-01: Biology and Stock Status of Minor Commercial Tunas: Summary of Current Knowledge and Gaps

Date Added: February 17, 2022
Authors: Dr. Lorena Recio, Dr. Hilario Murua, Dr. Victor Restrepo
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Tags: Neritic Tunas, RFMOs, Stock Status, Tuna
Language: English
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Report Type: Technical Report

Description

This report summarizes knowledge about the biology, stock structure, and recent catch of minor tunas; the main fisheries and fishing gears catching them; and their stock status in different oceans.

It reviews the information available in the literature about their life-history characteristics, fisheries and stock status provided by the different tuna RFMOs and identifies the knowledge gaps that can inform research priorities.