OUR FOCUS: Bycatch

Protecting Sharks – Idea Sharing at the Symposium on Fisheries Bycatch in Oceania

Students and scientists from all over the globe came together in Suva, Fiji last month to discuss threats to biodiversity in the Pacific ...

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IOTC Turns 18

The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) turns 18 this year – a coming-of-age milestone in many societies that brings with it greater more...

Researchers Work toward Bycatch Mitigation amongst an Active Crew of Fishermen… and amongst the Sharks

Bycatch Project cruises again in world’s most productive tuna fishing grounds more...

Taking Stock and Moving Forward

This February, ISSF held Skipper Workshops with the tuna purse seine fishers of the Korean and Taiwanese fleets to review ways to more...

Bycatch and observer programs in purse seine fisheries

Comprehensive observer coverage on purse seine vessels is a critical component of sustainable fisheries monitoring and management more...