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7.3 Purchases from PVR Vessels — Purse Seine

Effective

  • January 1, 2016
    - For fishing trips commencing on or after January 1, 2016

Adopted

  • October 21, 2014

Amended

  • October 20, 2015
This measure also applies to the PVR

Processors, traders, importers, transporters, marketers and others involved in the seafood industry shall:

  1. If purchasing skipjack, yellowfin and bigeye tuna from large-scale purse seine vessels, for all trips beginning on or after January 1, 2016, ensure that 100 % of those vessels are on the ISSF ProActive Vessel Register.
  2. For the purposes of this measure, large-scale purse seine vessels are those at least 335 m3 fish hold volume.

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