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ISSF ProActive Vessel Register (PVR): Audit Policy Document & Standard Operating Procedures for Pole & Line, Handline, & Troll Vessels (January 2022)

Date Added: January 13, 2022
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Tags: Compliance, Handline, Pole and Line, ProActive Vessel Register, Trolling
Language: English
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Report Type: Final


This document from MRAG Americas, updated in January 2022, describes the audit protocol for pole & line, handline, and troll vessels listed on ISSF’s ProActive Vessel Register (PVR). Audits are conducted to verify information on vessels’ compliance with current ISSF conservation measures.