E News 12 September 2019

Featured Content ICYMI: Best Practices for FAD Management Many purse seiners use drifting fish aggregating devices (FADs) in tropical tuna fisheries. Management of the FAD component of these fisheries has been increasingly the focus of Regional Fishery Management Organizations and stakeholders like ISSF. ISSF and…

E News 5 September 2019

ISSF Welcomes Filipino Company as New Participating Company Ocean Canning Corporation Becomes One of 26 Seafood Companies Working to Make Tuna Fisheries More Sustainable Philippines company Ocean Canning Corporation is the latest seafood company to join in the conservation efforts of the International Seafood Sustainability…

ISSF Welcomes Filipino Company Ocean Canning Corporation as New Participating Company

Ocean Canning Corporation Becomes One of 26 Seafood Companies Working to Make Tuna Fisheries More Sustainable

Philippines company Ocean Canning Corporation is the latest seafood company to join in the conservation efforts of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF). ISSF participating companies work with the Foundation to advocate for sustainable tuna fishery management and encourage the adoption of responsible fishing practices….

E News 29 August 2019

Featured Content New Resources: Tuna FIPs and MSC Tuna Fisheries A new table on the ISSF website lists tuna fishery improvement projects (FIPs) that have profile pages on the FisheryProgress.org site. Each tuna FIP name in the table is linked to its FisheryProgress.org description. The FIP types…

E News 22 August 2019

Featured Content Extending testing of fish aggregating devices (FADs) using less plastic The Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project has been working closely with ISSF to accelerate the use of biodegradable materials in fish aggregating devices (FADs). This initiative addresses some of the challenges facing tuna…

E News 25 July 2019

Featured Video Tuna Experts Mark 10 Years of Collaboration, Come Together for Workshop on Mitigation of Environmental Impacts of Tuna Fisheries  ISSF and the Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project co-sponsored the Mitigating Environmental Impacts of Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fisheries workshop, held at the Food and Agriculture Organization of…

E News 15 August 2019

Featured Content REPORT: Best Practices for FAD Management in Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fisheries Many industrial purse seiners use drifting fish aggregating devices (FADs) in tropical tuna fisheries. Management of the FAD component of these fisheries has been increasingly the focus of Regional Fishery Management…

Report: At Least 1,843 Purse Seine Vessels Fishing for Tuna Worldwide Today, A Slight Decrease versus 2018 Analysis

ISSF Releases 2019 Snapshot of Large-Scale Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fishing Fleets

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has issued an updated “snapshot” of Large-Scale Tuna Purse Seine Fishing Fleets report as of June 2019. The total number of purse seine vessels, calculated based on data from the five tuna Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs), has decreased…

Improved Monitoring, Reduced Fishing Pressure and Strengthened FAD Management Needed for Sustainable Eastern Pacific Ocean Tuna Fisheries

ISSF Lists Priorities for Upcoming Annual Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) Meeting

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) released its position statement in for the 94th Meeting of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) in Bilbao, Spain, from July 22-26, 2019. “The Commission took some important steps last year, including the adoption of a technical definition for…