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 2020-15: Information and Monitoring Best Practices for Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fisheries Relative to the MSC Standard

Date Added: September 8, 2020
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Tags: Best Practices, FADs, Fisheries Improvement Projects, MSC Certification, Purse Seine
Authors: Ana Justel-Rubio, Dr. Gala Moreno, Dr. Hilario Murua, Dr. Victor Restrepo
Language: English
Report Type: Technical Report

Description

This report describes best practices in collecting fisheries information to monitor fishing activities relative to Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) scoring indicators.

Best-practice monitoring activities are described for each MSC Performance Indicator (PI) based on data needs to ensure effective and enforceable sustainable fishery management as well as to identify data monitoring systems, sources, and technology that can be used to collect this information.