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IUU Resource Roundup

To achieve the long-term conservation and sustainable use of tuna fisheries, ISSF provides tools for RFMOs, vessel owners, participating companies, and governments, which facilitate the application of science-based approaches.

ISSF is pleased to review resources available on the topic of combatting IUU activities — from best practices on electronic monitoring systems to vessel monitoring systems (VMS). We invite you to utilize these tools in our collaborative efforts to improve the long-term sustainability of global tuna fisheries.

Click the links below to access ISSF technical reports on:

RFMO VMS Best Practices

IUU Vessel Listing Measures in RFMOs – Best Practices

RFMO Authorized Vessel Lists Best Practices

Electronic Monitoring Systems For Purse Seine Fisheries

Transshipment Best Practices

About the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF)
The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) is a global coalition of scientists, the tuna industry and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) — the world’s leading conservation organization — promoting science-based initiatives for the long-term conservation and sustainable use of tuna stocks, reducing bycatch and promoting ecosystem health. To learn more, visit