OUR FOCUS: Collecting Better Information

Why the WCPFC Needs Improved FAD Monitoring

No accurate estimate of how many FADs are deployed, monitored and used by the vessels in world's largest tuna fishery. ...

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A convenient truth: 90% of the tunas are gone!

How did a figure from one study come to dominate the conversation? more...

Making the case for FAD data collection

A guest blog from Dr. Alain Fonteneau on the results of his recent study. more...

Tagging yellowfin in the eastern Pacific Ocean

Kurt Schaefer and Dan Fuller of the IATTC share images from their recent cruise. more...

All fisheries need rules

While assessments are necessary, they are only indicators of health and management success. more...