ISSF scientific research reports are available to download in PDF format. We hope you find them valuable, and we appreciate your support of our work.

The covers of our reports include suggested citations to make it easy to cite ISSF reports in your own research. Many of our reports are resources for fishery improvement projects (FIPs)

An asterisk at the end of a research report title indicates that older versions of a frequently published report are available. If you would like to request an older version of a report, write to us at [email protected].

See also our best practices reports.

ISSF UVI Application Form

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Vessels that cannot obtain an International Maritime Organization (IMO) number can apply for a Unique Vessel Identifier (UVI) from ISSF using this Excel form.

An ISSF-UVI number will be issued only to vessels less than 100 GT that are authorized to fish in waters under national jurisdiction. Refer to the “ReadMe” tab on the Excel form for more information.

This form was updated in September 2022.

See also our Get ISSF-UVI Number page.