2022 WCPFC Position Statement
|Date Added:||October 20, 2022|
|Tags:||Bycatch, Capacity Management, Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, MCS, RFMOs, Sharks, Tuna, WCPFC|
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.