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|ISSF ProActive Vessel Register (PVR): Audit Policy Document & Standard Operating Procedures for Pole & Line, Handline, & Troll Vessels (August 2022)||August 2, 2022||English||N/A||Compliance, Handline, Pole and Line, ProActive Vessel Register, Trolling||Audit Process||N/A||Final||August 2, 2022|
|ProActive Vessel Register (PVR) Growth by Vessel Type, 2012-2021||January 18, 2022||English||N/A||Handline, Longline, Pole and Line, ProActive Vessel Register, Purse Seine, Supply Vessel||Infographics||N/A||Final||January 18, 2022|
|BioFADs: New Trials and Large-Scale Deployment||April 20, 2021||English||N/A||Biodegradable FADs, FADs, ISSF, Pole and Line, Purse Seine, science||Infographics||N/A||Final||April 20, 2021|
|ISSF / IPNLF Skippers’ Guidebook to Pole-and-Line Fishing Best Practices||July 11, 2019||ISSF, IPNLF||English||N/A||Best Practices, Pole and Line, Skippers Guidebook, Tuna||Guides & Best Practices||N/A||Final||July 11, 2019|
|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|
|ISSF 2018-07: Design Workshop on the Use of Biodegradable Fish Aggregating Devices in Ghanaian Purse Seine and Pole and Line Tuna Fleets||April 6, 2018||Dr. Gala Moreno, Dr. Jefferson Murua, Papa Kebe, Dr. Jerry Scott, Dr. Victor Restrepo||English||N/A||Biodegradable FADs, FADs, Pole and Line, Purse Seine||Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Workshop Report||April 6, 2018|
|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 2012-09: Global Study on the Management of Tuna Baitfisheries||August 11, 2012||Robert Gillett||English||N/A||Capacity Management, Pole and Line, Stock Status||Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||August 11, 2012|
|ISSF 2011-08: The Promotion of Pole-and-Line Tuna Fishing in the Pacific Islands. Oct 2011||October 14, 2011||Robert Gillett||English||N/A||Pole and Line, Tuna||Bycatch, Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||October 14, 2011|
|ISSF 2010-01: Replacing Purse Seining with Pole-and-Line Fishing in the Western Pacific. Baitfish Requirements||January 20, 2010||Robert Gillett||English||N/A||Pole and Line, Purse Seine||Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||January 20, 2010|