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Posts Tagged ‘FADs’

IATTC Makes Little Progress

July 15, 2015 2014.05 WCPO FabienForget 587

Although several delegations put forth progressive proposals on these issues, the meeting ended with the adoption of only a handful of measures – and some were even a step backward.

Priorities for Eastern Pacific Tuna Fisheries

June 10, 2015 Tuna in the Pacific.

The Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) is getting ready to meet for the 89th meeting of the Commission from June 22 to July 3, 2015 in Guayaquil, Ecuador, and our coalition has a list of things we would like to see member nations accomplish.

IOTC 19 Outcomes: Progress on Management and MCS Tools

May 7, 2015 Itano_ITAN0_IMG_2489

Constructive engagement from all parties at the 2015 IOTC session resulted in moderate improvement on some fronts, including data provision and target and limit reference points. But there is more work to be done

2014 Year in Review and New Year’s Resolutions

December 12, 2014 Behavior in net

Hits And Misses On The Journey Toward More Sustainable Tuna

BRAVO! ICCAT Quickens the Pace and Shifts in the Right Direction on VMS and FADs

November 26, 2014 Tuna in the Pacific.

The 19th Special Meeting of ICCAT took some important steps last week to move the needle forward in several critical management areas to assure the future sustainability of tuna in the region.

To protect bigeye tuna, keep your eye on the big picture

August 22, 2014 Yellowfin Figure 17

Bigeye tuna and its fate in the western and central Pacific is a hot topic in the world of seafood sustainability right now.

La CIAT avanza unos pasos

July 26, 2014 HCR blog

Muchas de las propuestas cubrieron temas sobre los cuales tanto ISSF, WWF como otros grupos afines recomendaron a CIAT que emprendiera una acción urgente para incluir medidas de conservación del atún patudo, el atún de aleta amarilla y el atún de aleta azul; el desarrollo de reglas de control de recolección y puntos de referencia; números OMI obligatorios; y el reforzamiento del acatamiento y mayores protecciones para tiburones y mantas.

Prioridades para las pesquerías de atún del Pacífico oriental

June 30, 2014 Slide1

Las naciones pesqueras del océano Pacífico oriental se preparan para darse cita en la reunión anual de la Comisión Interamericana del Atún Tropical (CIAT), la organización regional de ordenamiento pesquero (OROP) de atún más antigua del mundo. Nuestra coalición tiene una lista de cosas que nos gustaría que las naciones miembro hicieran realidad. El lector puede descargar aquí nuestra declaración de posición o usar esta página repleta de enlaces interactivos para informase más a fondo acerca de los asuntos de mayor importancia.

IOTC Turns 18

May 25, 2014 Slide1

The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) turns 18 this year – a coming-of-age milestone in many societies that brings with it greater responsibility for ones actions and increased expectations to care for the people and the world around you – a fitting theme, perhaps, for IOTC members.

Priorities for Indian Ocean Tuna Fisheries

May 4, 2014 IMG_1386

5 May 2014 Indian Ocean fishing nations are getting ready to meet for the 18th session of the Commission in this June in Sri Lanka, and our coalition has a list of things we would like to see member nations accomplish. You can download our position statement here or you can use this page filled with interactive links to […]

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

May 2, 2014 IMG_1386

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

The Use of FADs in Tuna Fisheries

March 1, 2014 A drifting FAD in the Pacific Ocean.

New Study Details Path to Reducing Bycatch and Fishing Responsibly

Fishing with FADs and fleet dynamics

February 14, 2014 MG_6821-e1355152469811-682x1024

Large knowledge gaps regarding the use of FADs still exist, and this uncertainty is hindering management decision-making on the use of FADs by purse seiners.

Shark bycatch and post-release survival

February 10, 2014 shark2.10.14

The ISSF Bycatch Project sponsored a study to look at the post release survival rates of juvenile silky sharks incidentally captured in purse seine nets when fishing for tuna around drifting fish aggregating devices (FADs)

Success in Cape Town

November 27, 2013 MUIR_IMG_1464

New rules for the conservation and management of Atlantic tunas and other associated species.

Priorities for Atlantic & Mediterranean Tuna Fisheries

October 31, 2013 Tuna

An interactive look at management improvements needed in the region.

Much to Do on the Road to Cairns

October 27, 2013 2013-09-04 23.16.16

The WCPFC has a lengthy list of measures to consider & adopt this December.

The bigger the school, the better the catch

September 29, 2013 tuna fabien

A new infographic illustrates how fishers can help clean up their catch in one simple step.

The importance of understanding tuna biology

September 24, 2013 Kurt holding up a BET for the camera, as they had already tagged and released a sufficient number of BET with acoustic tags.  Note the elongate pectoral fins and vertical markings on the BET which distinguish it from similar sized small YFT.

“volumes of essential missing information about the biology and behavior of tunas”

Why the WCPFC Needs Improved FAD Monitoring

September 20, 2013 Birds on FAD

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

Protecting sharks from drifting netting

July 13, 2013

New study puts numbers to an alarming problem & offers an effective solution.

IATTC Scores Some Wins

June 23, 2013 MUIR_IMG_1464

A joint blog from ISSF & WWF on action taken in the eastern Pacific, and what is left to be done.

Making the case for FAD data collection

June 11, 2013 Other shark under FAD

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

Researchers Study Behavior of Fish & Sharks for Breakthrough in Bycatch Prevention

May 21, 2013 IMG_0018

#BycatchProject cruises again In world’s most productive tuna fishing grounds


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