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|RFMO Progress on Proposals on Stock Health and Management (2013-2021)||January 20, 2022||N/A||English||IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, WCPFC||IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, RFMOs, Stock Status, WCPFC||Infographics||N/A||Final||January 20, 2022|
|Distribution of Stocks of Major Commercial Tunas by Catch (2011-September 2021)||October 6, 2021||N/A||English||N/A||Stock Status, Tuna||Infographics||N/A||Final||October 6, 2021|
|Distribution of Stocks of Major Commercial Tunas (2011-September 2021)||October 6, 2021||N/A||English||N/A||Stock Status, Tuna||Infographics||N/A||Final||October 6, 2021|
|Summary of Sustainable Tuna Stocks (MSC Principle 1)||February 25, 2021||ISSF||English||N/A||MSC Certification, Stock Status, Tuna||Infographics||N/A||Final||February 25, 2021|
|ISSF 2021-01: An Evaluation of the Sustainability of Global Tuna Stocks Relative to Marine Stewardship Council Criteria*||February 22, 2021||Giuseppe Scarcella, Jo Gascoigne, Paul A.H. Medley||English||N/A||Albacore Tuna, Bigeye Tuna, Harvest Strategies, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, MSC Certification, RFMOs, science, Skipjack, Stock Status, Tuna, WCPFC, Yellowfin Tuna||Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||February 22, 2021|
|ISSF 2018-15: 2018 ISSF Stock Assessment Workshop: Review of Current t-RFMO Practice in Stock Status Determinations||April 26, 2018||ISSF||English||N/A||CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, RFMOs, Stock Assessment, Stock Status, Tuna, WCPFC||Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Workshop Report||April 26, 2018|
|ISSF 2017-08: Management of Tuna Stocks and Fisheries. Nov. 2017*||November 22, 2017||ISSF||English||N/A||RFMOs, science, Stock Status, Tuna||Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||November 22, 2017|
|Summary – An Evaluation Of The Sustainability Of Global Tuna Stocks Relative To Marine Stewardship Council Criteria||August 13, 2015||N/A||English||N/A||MSC Certification, science, Stock Status||N/A||N/A||August 13, 2015|
|The ISSF Analysis of Tuna Fisheries Against Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Performance Indicators (PIs)||July 28, 2015||N/A||English||N/A||MSC Certification, science, Stock Status||N/A||N/A||July 28, 2015|
|ISSF Analysis Of Tuna Fisheries Against MSC PIs – March 2015||April 8, 2015||N/A||English||N/A||MSC Certification, Stock Status||Annual Reports||N/A||N/A||April 8, 2015|
|ISSF 2015-06: Report of the 2015 Stock Assessment Workshop. Characterizing Uncertainty in Stock Assessment||March 29, 2015||ISSF||English||N/A||CCSBT, Harvest Control Rules, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, RFMOs, Stock Status, WCPFC||Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Workshop Report||March 29, 2015|
|ISSF Analysis Of Tuna Fisheries Against MSC PIs||June 6, 2014||N/A||English||N/A||MSC Certification, Stock Status||Annual Reports||N/A||N/A||June 6, 2014|
|ISSF 2013-03: Report of the 2013 Stock Assessment Workshop. Harvest Control Rules and Reference Points for Tuna RFMOs||March 8, 2013||ISSF||English||N/A||CCSBT, Harvest Control Rules, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, RFMOs, Stock Status, WCPFC||Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Workshop Report||March 8, 2013|
|ISSF 2012-12: Harmonisation of Purse-Seine Data Collected by Tuna RFMO Observer Programmes||October 19, 2012||ISSF||English||N/A||Bycatch, Observer Programs, RFMOs, Stock Status||Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||October 19, 2012|
|ISSF 2012-09: Global Study on the Management of Tuna Baitfisheries||August 11, 2012||Gillett||English||N/A||Capacity Management, Pole and Line, Stock Status||Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||August 11, 2012|
|ISSF 2011-01: Stock Assessments 101. How Scientists Count Tuna||January 1, 2011||Restrepo||English||N/A||science, Stock Status, Tuna||Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||January 1, 2011|