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Scientific Reports tagged with Pole and Line

Image Title Date Author(s) Language RFMO(s) Tag(s) Category Company Report Type Activity Year
Image Title Date Author(s) Language RFMO(s) Tag(s) Category Company Report Type Activity Year
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
ISSF ProActive Vessel Register (PVR): Audit Policy Document & Standard Operating Procedures for Pole & Line, Handline, & Troll Vessels (January 2022) January 13, 2022 English N/A Compliance, Handline, Pole and Line, ProActive Vessel Register, Trolling Audit Process N/A Final January 13, 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