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

Best practices reports are authored by our fisheries policy experts and/or fisheries scientists. See also our companion “best practices snapshots” series and our scientific reports.

ISSF 2020-10: Recommended Best Practices for Tuna Longline Fisheries in Transition to MSC Certification*

Date Added: March 16, 2020
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Tags: Best Practices, Fisheries Improvement Projects, Hilario Murua, Justel-Rubio, Longline, Monteagudo, MSC Certification, Restrepo, Tuna
Authors: Ana Justel-Rubio, Dr. Victor Restrepo, Hilario Murua, Juan Pedro Monteagudo
Language: English
Report Type: Technical Report

Description

This report summarizes recommended best practices for tuna longline fisheries that aim to participate in Fishery Improvement Programs (FIPs) with the objective of achieving MSC certification.

The recommended practices are linked to MSC Fishery Certification Requirements including suggested examples for concrete actions that the fleets can implement.

Dr. Victor Restrepo, Juan Pedro Monteagudo, Ana Justel-Rubio, and Dr. Hilario Murua authored the report.

See also our related “Longline FIPs Best Practices Checklist” document.