In these reports, we share our research-based recommendations for sustainable tuna fisheries management, covering observer programs, transshipment, and many other key topics.

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ISSF 2019 Position Statements

Date Added: February 15, 2021
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RMFOs: IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, WCPFC
Tags: Bycatch, Capacity Management, Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, MCS, RFMOs, Sharks, Supply Vessel, Tuna, WCPFC
Language: English, French, Spanish
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Report Type: Final

Description

This PDF compiles all of our 2019 Position Statements, which were prepared in advance of the annual meetings of these tuna RFMOs:

  • Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) — in English and Spanish
  • International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) — in English, French and Spanish
  • Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) — in English and French
  • Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)

The statements also include “top asks” and global priorities for RFMOs.