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|ProActive Vessel Register (PVR) Growth by Vessel Type, 2012-2022||January 24, 2023||English||N/A||Handline, Longline, Pole and Line, ProActive Vessel Register, Purse Seine, Supply Vessel||Infographics||N/A||Final||January 24, 2023|
|ISSF ProActive Vessel Register (PVR): Audit Policy Document & Standard Operating Procedures for Longline Vessels (November 2022)||November 16, 2022||English||N/A||Compliance, Longline, ProActive Vessel Register||Audit Process||N/A||Final||November 16, 2022|
|ISSF 2022-09: Minimum Standards for Electronic Monitoring Systems in Tropical Tuna Purse Seine and Longline Fisheries||April 19, 2022||Dr. Hilario Murua, Jon Ruiz, Ana Justel-Rubio, Dr. Victor Restrepo||English||N/A||Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, Longline, Purse Seine, Tuna||Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||April 19, 2022|
|ISSF 2022-02: ISSF Responsible Fishing Guidelines for Tuna Longline Fisheries||January 27, 2022||Juan Pedro Monteagudo, Dr. Hilario Murua, Dr. Victor Restrepo, Holly Koehler||English||N/A||Best Practices, Fisheries Improvement Projects, Longline, MSC Certification, Tuna||Best Practices Reports, Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||January 27, 2022|
|Longline FIPs Best Practices Checklist||April 28, 2020||ISSF||English||N/A||Best Practices, Fisheries Improvement Projects, Longline||Guides & Best Practices||N/A||Final||April 28, 2020|
|ISSF 2020-10: Recommended Best Practices for Tuna Longline Fisheries in Transition to MSC Certification*||March 16, 2020||Dr. Victor Restrepo, Juan Pedro Monteagudo, Ana Justel-Rubio, Dr. Hilario Murua||English||N/A||Best Practices, Fisheries Improvement Projects, Longline, MSC Certification, Tuna||Best Practices Reports, Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||March 16, 2020|
|Benefits for Tuna Fishers of Joining the ProActive Vessel Register (PVR)||November 16, 2018||English||N/A||Longline, Pole and Line, ProActive Vessel Register, Purse Seine, Tuna||Infographics||N/A||Final||November 16, 2018|
|Joint Letter to WCPFC (Nov. 27, 2017): Harvest Strategies, Non-entangling FADs, and Observer Coverage||November 30, 2017||English||WCPFC||Advocacy, Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, Harvest Control Rules, Harvest Strategies, Longline, Non-Entangling FADs, Observer Coverage, Tuna, WCPFC||Joint Advocacy, Joint Letters||N/A||Final||November 30, 2017|
|ISSF 2016-09: Training of Costa Rican Longline Fishermen, Observers and Government Agencies on Sea Turtles Survival||June 20, 2016||Sandra Andraka, Mariluz Parga||English||N/A||Bycatch, Longline, Sea Turtles||Bycatch, Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||June 20, 2016|
|Non-target Species Caught in Tuna Fisheries||April 15, 2016||English||N/A||Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse Seine, science, Sea Turtles, Sharks, Trolling||Infographics||N/A||N/A||April 15, 2016|
|ISSF 2016-07: Application of Electronic Monitoring Systems in Tuna Longline Fisheries. International Workshop||April 14, 2016||ISSF||English||N/A||Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, Longline, MCS, science||Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Workshop Report||April 14, 2016|
|ISSF 2015-08: Harmonization of Longline Bycatch Data in Tuna RFMOs||February 26, 2015||ISSF||English||N/A||Bycatch, Longline, RFMOs, Tuna||Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||February 26, 2015|