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2022 WCPFC Position Statement

Date Added: October 20, 2022
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RMFOs: WCPFC
Tags: Bycatch, Capacity Management, Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, MCS, RFMOs, Sharks, Tuna, WCPFC
Language: English
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activity_year: 2022
Report Type: Final

Description

ISSF prepared this position statement for consideration at the 19th regular session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), which will take place November 27-December 3, 2022. The statement covers topics in these categories: tuna conservation; fish aggregating device (FAD) management; harvest strategies; monitoring, control, and surveillance; bycatch and sharks; compliance; and capacity management.

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