ISSF 2016-14: Management of Tuna Stocks and Fisheries. Jul 2016*

Date added August 1, 2016
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Category Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports
Tags RFMOs, science, Stock Status, Tuna
Author(s) ISSF


This document summarizes the management frameworks that are in place for tuna stocks and fisheries, with emphasis on intergovernmental arrangements known as Regional Fishery Management Organizations (RFMOs). The document also summarizes the main measures adopted by RFMOs in terms of Monitoring, Control and Surveillance. (Summaries of measures adopted by RFMOs for tuna stock conservation and bycatch mitigation are located in the Status of the World Fisheries for Tuna report corresponding to each of the stocks [ISSF, 2016]).