E News 23 May 2019

Featured Story BLOG: Research Insights to Help Protect Sharks and Mobulid Rays in Tuna Fisheries “At-sea cruises provide good stepping stones for further work and remind us that improving fishing practices is an iterative process.” In a new blog for ISSF, Dr. Melanie Hutchison, a

E News 9 May 2019

Featured Story 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 2 May 2019

World Tuna Day and a “Decade of Discovery” World Tuna Day celebrates tuna as an essential resource in global economic development, employment, nutrition and food security. Today marks the eighth World Tuna Day ISSF has celebrated in our organization’s history, and it is a noteworthy opportunity

E News 25 April 2019

Featured Story ISSF Participating Tuna Company Compliance Report Shows 98.5 Percent Conformance with Foundation Conservation Measures ISSF released its ISSF Annual Conservation Measures & Commitments Compliance Report, which shows a 98.5 percent conformance rate by 25 ISSF participating companies with all 27 ISSF conservation measures

E News 2 August 2018

NEW! ISSF Asks for IATTC ISSF has published its position statement in advance of the 93rd meeting of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) August 24-30. Out top asks for IATTC in 2018 are: Develop harvest strategies for all key tuna species. Strengthen monitoring, control and surveillance

E News 6 July 2017

READ: Experts Share Research & Results Biodegradable FADs in Marine Science Today FADs are often crafted from durable materials like PVC pipe, nylon nets and synthetic rope. Materials from lost or abandoned FADs eventually disperse, sink or wash ashore. As a result, researchers have documented

E News 20 April 2017

In Case You Missed It ISSF Conservation Measures & Commitments Compliance Report ISSF’s Update to ISSF Conservation Measures & Commitments Compliance Report shows a conformance rate of 95.6 percent by 25 ISSF participating companies as of October 31, 2016, across all 20 measures then in

E News 13 April 2017

NEWS! New ISSF Participating Company Indonesian company PT Bali Maya Permai is the latest seafood company to participate in the conservation efforts of ISSF. ISSF participating companies work with the Foundation to advocate for improved tuna fishery management, fund scientific advancements through research and expert

E News 6 April 2017

REPORT: Advances in Use of Entanglement-Reducing FADs Early drifting FAD designs used large-meshed purse seine net in their floating and submerged components. Unintentional entanglement of sharks, primarily silky sharks, and to a lower degree turtles has been observed in this type of drifting FAD. Since

E News 30 March 2017

NEW! Indian Ocean Tuna Management Workshop Members from Indian Ocean coastal states gathered in Colombo, Sri Lanka recently to develop their understanding of the precautionary approach, management procedures and management strategy evaluation (MSE). ISSF was pleased to lend its scientific expertise to the workshop that