Date: July 10, 2018
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Addressing FAD Ecological Impacts (Infographic)

This infographic explains how tuna fishers use FADs and lists four main ways that FADs affect non-target species (such as sharks and sea turtles) and ocean ecosystems.

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Banning Is Not Enough: The Complexities of Oceanic Shark Management by Tuna Regional Fisheries Management Organizations

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch SharksFIP Actions, PreassessmentOther Papers0
Behaviour and Vulnerability of Target and Non-Target Species at Drifting Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) in the Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fishery Determined by Acoustic Telemetry

Purse SeineAcousticsFIP ActionsOther Papers0
Collective Best Practices for Well-Managed FAD Fisheries Guide (PDF)

Best practices for Fish Aggregating Device (FAD) fisheries collaboratively developed by the NGO Tuna Forum

Purse SeineGeneralFIP ActionsOther Papers0
Draft WCPFC E-Monitoring Standard Data Fields for Operational Longline Observer Data (PDF)

LonglineObserver Electronic Monitoring SystemsFIP ActionsElectronic Monitoring Systems0
Electronic Monitoring Systems

ISSF can provide guidance and share existing studies/projects on electronic monitoring systems from different fisheries.

Longline, Purse SeineObserver Electronic Monitoring SystemsFIP Actions, PreassessmentTechnical Services0
Electronic Reporting

ISSF can provide guidance and share existing studies/projects on electronic reporting from different fisheries.

Longline, Purse SeineGeneralFIP ActionsTechnical Services0
Electronic Reporting and Electronic Management Systems (WWF-FFA) (Infographic) (PDF)

Simplified materials to improve crew engagement in EmEr systems

Longline, Purse SeineObserver Electronic Monitoring SystemsFIP ActionsNON-ISSF Tools0
FAD Watch: a collaborative initiative to minimize the impact of FADs in coastal ecosystems

Pole and Line, Purse SeineFADsFIP ActionsNON-ISSF Tools0
Fisheryprogress.org Website and Resources

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineGeneralFIP Actions, PreassessmentNON-ISSF Tools0
From biodegradable to biodegradable FADs (PDF)

See p. 37, Doc. No. j-FAD_08/2017

Pole and Line, Purse SeineFADsPreassessmentFADs0
Full Tuna Retention

PVR column that displays level of compliance with ISSF's requirement on full tuna (skipjack, yellowfin and bigeye) retention as per ISSF Conservation Measure 3.3

Purse SeineRetention / UtilizationFIP Actions, PreassessmentProActive Vessel Register / Column0
Good Practices to Reduce the Mortality of Sharks and Rays Caught Incidentally by the Tropical Tuna Purse Seiners (PDF)

Detailed handling protocols for sharks and rays

Purse SeineBycatch SharksFIP ActionsOther Papers0
How Far Are We from Discriminating Tuna Species at FADs?

At the link, see p. 35 in Doc. No. j-FAD_07/2017.

Purse SeineAcousticsFIP ActionsOther Papers0
ISSF / IPNLF Skippers' Guidebook to Pole-and-Line Fishing Best Practices (PDF)

Pole and LineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
ISSF 2012-05: A Review of Bycatch in the Indian Ocean Gillnet Tuna Fleet Focussing on India and Sri Lanka

GillnetGillnetFIP Actions, PreassessmentTechnical Reports0
ISSF 2012-12: Harmonisation of Purse-Seine Data Collected by Tuna RFMO Observer Programmes

Purse SeineObserverFIP ActionsTechnical Reports0
ISSF 2014-12: Exploration of Market Viability for the Full Retention of Non-Tuna Species in Purse Seine Fisheries

Purse SeineRetention / UtilizationFIP ActionsTechnical Reports0
ISSF 2015-02: Preliminary Study of the Relative Fishery Impacts on Non-Tuna Species Caught in Tuna Fisheries

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP Actions, PreassessmentTechnical Reports0
ISSF 2016-16: Implementation of Pilot Projects to Explore the Market Viability of Full-Retention of Non-Tuna Species in Purse Seine Fisheries

Purse SeineRetention / UtilizationFIP ActionsTechnical Reports0
ISSF 2016-18A: Workshop on the Use of Biodegradable Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs), English

Biodegradable FADs - Workshop Report (ENG)

Pole and Line, Purse SeineFADsFIP Actions, PreassessmentFADs0
ISSF 2016-18B: Taller sobre el Uso de Dispositivos Concentradores de Peces Biodegradables (DCPs), Spanish

Biodegradable FADs - Workshop Report (ESP)

Pole and Line, Purse SeineFADsFIP Actions, PreassessmentFADs0
ISSF 2016-18C: Atelier sur l’utilisation de Dispositifs de Concentration des Poissons (DCP) Biodégradables, French

Biodegradable FADs - Workshop Report (FRA)

Pole and Line, Purse SeineFADsFIP Actions, PreassessmentFADs0
ISSF 2017-01: Computing a Global Rate of Non-Target Species Catch (Bycatch) in Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fisheries

Purse SeineBycatch allPreassessmentTechnical Reports0
ISSF 2017-04: Questions and Answers About FADs and Bycatch

Pole and Line, Purse SeineGeneralPreassessmentTechnical Reports0
ISSF 2017-06: A Summary of Bycatch Issues and ISSF Mitigation Activities to Date in Purse-Seine Fisheries, with Emphasis on FADs

Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsTechnical Reports0
ISSF 2017-07: Towards Global Non-Entangling Fish Aggregating Device (FAD) Use in Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fisheries Through a Participatory Approach

Pole and Line, Purse SeineFADsFIP ActionsTechnical Reports0
ISSF 2018-03: Efficiency of Electronic Monitoring on FAD-Related Activities by Supply Vessels in the Indian Ocean

Purse SeineSupply VesselsFIP ActionsTechnical Reports0
ISSF 2018-04: Minimum Standards for Electronic Monitoring in Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fisheries

Purse SeineObserver Electronic Monitoring SystemsFIP Actions, PreassessmentElectronic Monitoring Systems0
ISSF 2018-05: Recommended Best Practices for Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fisheries in Transition to MSC Certification, with Emphasis on FADs

Purse SeineGeneralFIP ActionsTechnical Reports0
ISSF 2018-07: Design Workshop on the Use of Biodegradable Fish Aggregating Devices in Ghanaian Purse Seine and Pole and Line Tuna Fleets

Biodegradable FADs - Ghana Workshop Report

Pole and Line, Purse SeineFADsFIP Actions, PreassessmentFADs0
ISSF 2018-15: 2018 ISSF Stock Assessment Workshop: Review of Current t-RFMO Practice in Stock Status Determinations

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineStock StatusFIP Actions, PreassessmentOther Workshops0
ISSF 2018-19A: Workshop for the Reduction of the Impact of Fish Aggregating Devices' Structure on the Ecosystem, English

Purse SeineFADsFIP Actions, PreassessmentFADs0
ISSF 2018-19B: Taller para la Reduccion del Impacto de la Estructura de los Dispositivos Concentradores de Peces en el Ecosistema, Spanish

Purse SeineFADsFIP Actions, PreassessmentFADs0
ISSF 2018-20: Compendium of ISSF At-Sea Bycatch Mitigation Research Activities as of September 2018

Purse SeineGeneralFIP ActionsTechnical Reports0
ISSF 2018-22: Recommended Best Practices for Tropical Tuna Longline Fisheries in Transition to MSC Certification

LonglineGeneralFIP ActionsTechnical Reports0
ISSF 2019-01: ISSF Skippers' Workshops Round 8

Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSkippers Workshops0
ISSF 2019-08: Report of the International Workshop on Mitigating Environmental Impacts of Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fisheries | Rome, Italy, 12-13 March 2019

The workshop focused on six sessions: (1) Bycatch of the tuna purse seine fishery, (2) sharks and rays, (3) small bigeye and yellowfin tuna, (4) FAD structure impacts, (5) FAD management, and, (6) looking ahead: the next 10 years. Hyperlink to presentations available in the Introduction section of the report.

Purse SeineFADsPreassessmentTechnical Reports0
ISSF Conservation Measure 1.2: RFMO Participation

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineComplianceFIP Actions, PreassessmentISSF Conservation Measures0
ISSF Conservation Measure 2.4: Supply Chain Transparency, Audit, Reporting and Purchase Requirements

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineGeneralFIP Actions, PreassessmentISSF Conservation Measures0
ISSF Conservation Measure 3.1: Sharks

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP Actions, PreassessmentISSF Conservation Measures0
ISSF Conservation Measure 3.2: Large-Scale Pelagic Driftnets Prohibition

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP Actions, PreassessmentISSF Conservation Measures0
ISSF Conservation Measure 3.3: Full Retention of Tunas

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP Actions, PreassessmentISSF Conservation Measures0
ISSF Conservation Measure 3.4: Skipper Best Practices

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP Actions, PreassessmentISSF Conservation Measures0
ISSF Conservation Measure 3.5: Transactions with Vessels that Use Only Non-entangling FADs

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP Actions, PreassessmentISSF Conservation Measures0
ISSF Conservation Measure 7.1 (a): Controlled Vessels - Purse Seine and Supply & Tender

Purse SeineGeneralFIP Actions, PreassessmentISSF Conservation Measures0
ISSF Conservation Measure 7.1 (b): Controlled Vessels - Longline

LonglineGeneralFIP Actions, PreassessmentISSF Conservation Measures0
ISSF Conservation Measure 7.4: Supply and Tender Vessels

Purse SeineSupply VesselsFIP Actions, PreassessmentISSF Conservation Measures0
ISSF Glossary

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineGeneralFIP Actions, PreassessmentGlossary0
ISSF Guide For Non-Entangling FADs, English

Pole and Line, Purse SeineFADsFIP ActionsFADs0
ISSF Guide to Non-Entangling FADs, Chinese Simplified

Pole and Line, Purse SeineFADsFIP ActionsFADs0
ISSF Guide to Non-Entangling FADs, Chinese Traditional

Pole and Line, Purse SeineFADsFIP ActionsFADs0
ISSF Guide to Non-Entangling FADs, French

Pole and Line, Purse SeineFADsFIP ActionsFADs0
ISSF Guide to Non-Entangling FADs, Japanese

Pole and Line, Purse SeineFADsFIP ActionsFADs0
ISSF Guide to Non-Entangling FADs, Korean

Pole and Line, Purse SeineFADsFIP ActionsFADs0
ISSF Skippers Workshops -- General Description

Longline, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSkippers Workshops0
Marine Stewardship Council Guidance for Using the MSC Benchmarking and Tracking Tool (BMT) (PDF)

Tool to benchmark and track fisheries as they progress towards sustainability and MSC certification

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineGeneralFIP Actions, PreassessmentNON-ISSF Tools0
NE FADs

PVR column that displays level of compliance with ISSF's requirement that the vessel's company has a policy on the use of non-entangling FADs, as per ISSF Conservation Measure 3.5

Purse SeineFADsFIP Actions, PreassessmentProActive Vessel Register / Column0
No L-S Driftnet

PVR column that displays level of compliance with ISSF's requirement that there is no known use of large-scale drifnets by the vessel as per ISSF Conservation Measure 3.2

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP Actions, PreassessmentProActive Vessel Register / Column0
Observer

PVR column that displays level of compliance with ISSF's requirement on observer coverage for the vessel's type and size as per ISSF Conservation Measure 4.3

Purse SeineObserverFIP Actions, PreassessmentProActive Vessel Register / Column0
OnBoard SPC App

Electronic fishing logsheet and e-reporting for the WCPFC area. This app allow longline vessels to connect and send data to Tufman 2 Database.

LonglineGeneralFIP ActionsNON-ISSF Tools0
ProActive Vessel Register (PVR) database

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineGeneralFIP Actions, PreassessmentProActive Vessel Register / Column0
Protecting Sharks: Reducing Shark Bycatch in Purse Seine Fisheries (Infographic)

Purse SeineBycatch SharksFIP ActionsInfographics0
Purse Seine Observer Training Guide, English

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Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Purse Seine Observer Training Guide, English

Web version

Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Purse Seine Observer Training Guide, French

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Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Purse Seine Observer Training Guide, Spanish

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Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
RFMO Position Statements

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineAdvocacyFIP ActionsAdvocacy0
RFMO best practices papers - ISSF 2018-09: Survey of the Treatment of Support/Supply/Tender Vessels in Tuna RFMOs

Purse SeineSupply VesselsFIP Actions, PreassessmentTechnical Reports0
RFMO best practices papers - ISSF 2018-12: Survey of Human Observer Programs for Purse Seine Vessels and a Set of Best Practices

Purse SeineObserverFIP Actions, PreassessmentTechnical Reports0
Reducing FAD Impacts on Ocean & Coastal Ecosystems (Infographic)

Purse SeineFADsFIP Actions, PreassessmentInfographics0
Report on analyses of the 2016/2018 PNA FAD tracking programme

Example of analyses of FAD trajectory data provided to RFMO scientific bodies

Purse SeineFADsFIP Actions, PreassessmentNON-ISSF Tools0
Retaining Bycatch to Avoid Wastage of Fishery Resources: How Important Is Bycatch Landed by Purse-Seiners in Abidjan? (PDF)

Purse SeineRetention / UtilizationPreassessmentOther Papers0
Review of Purse Seine Logbooks Used in the ICCAT Area and Recommendations for a Harmonised Form (PDF)

Purse SeineGeneralFIP ActionsOther Papers0
Shark Finning Policy

PVR column that displays level of compliance with ISSF's requirement that the vessel's company has a policy prohibiting shark finning, as per ISSF Conservation Measure 3.1.a

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch SharksFIP Actions, PreassessmentProActive Vessel Register / Column0
Shark Finning Prohibition Transactions (I)

PVR column that displays level of compliance with ISSF's requirement that there is no known recent finding of the vessel conducting shark finning, as per ISSF Conservation Measure 3.1.a

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch SharksFIP Actions, PreassessmentProActive Vessel Register / Column0
Side Events on Harvest Strategies, Harvest Control Rules, Management Strategy Evaluations, or Other Topics

Fisheries improvement stakeholders have an opportunity to organize side events in collaboration with ISSF on a topic relevant to FIPs (e.g, harvest strategies, harvest control rules, management strategy evaluations, or other topics). Use the FIP Support Form to contact us.

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineSide EventsFIP ActionsAdvocacy0
Skipper WS / Guidebook

PVR column that displays level of compliance with ISSF's requirement on skipper education as per ISSF Conservation Measure 3.4

Purse SeineBycatch allFIP Actions, PreassessmentProActive Vessel Register / Column0
Skippers' Guidebook to Sustainable Longline Fishing Practices, Chinese Simplified

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LonglineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Skippers' Guidebook to Sustainable Longline Fishing Practices, Chinese Traditional

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LonglineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Skippers' Guidebook to Sustainable Longline Fishing Practices, English

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LonglineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Skippers' Guidebook to Sustainable Longline Fishing Practices, English

Web version

LonglineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Skippers' Guidebook to Sustainable Longline Fishing Practices, French

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LonglineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Skippers' Guidebook to Sustainable Longline Fishing Practices, Indonesian

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LonglineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Skippers' Guidebook to Sustainable Longline Fishing Practices, Japanese

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LonglineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Skippers' Guidebook to Sustainable Longline Fishing Practices, Korean

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LonglineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Skippers' Guidebook to Sustainable Longline Fishing Practices, Spanish

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LonglineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Skippers' Guidebook to Sustainable Longline Fishing Practices, Tagalog

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LonglineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Skippers' Guidebook to Sustainable Longline Fishing Practices, Vietnamese

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LonglineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Skippers' Guidebook to Sustainable Purse Seine Fishing Practices, Chinese Simplified

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Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Skippers' Guidebook to Sustainable Purse Seine Fishing Practices, Chinese Traditional

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Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Skippers' Guidebook to Sustainable Purse Seine Fishing Practices, English

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Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Skippers' Guidebook to Sustainable Purse Seine Fishing Practices, English

Web version

Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Skippers' Guidebook to Sustainable Purse Seine Fishing Practices, French

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Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Skippers' Guidebook to Sustainable Purse Seine Fishing Practices, Indonesian

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Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Skippers' Guidebook to Sustainable Purse Seine Fishing Practices, Japanese

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Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Skippers' Guidebook to Sustainable Purse Seine Fishing Practices, Korean

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Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Skippers' Guidebook to Sustainable Purse Seine Fishing Practices, Spanish

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Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsGlossary0
Skippers' Guidebook to Sustainable Purse Seine Fishing Practices, Tagalog

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Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Skippers' Guidebook to Sustainable Purse Seine Fishing Practices, Vietnamese

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Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsGuidebooks0
Species Identification Guide: All Regions, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna (Brine Frozen Condition), Bahasa (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: All Regions, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna (Brine Frozen Condition), English (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: All Regions, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna (Brine Frozen Condition), French (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: All Regions, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna (Brine Frozen Condition), Japanese (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: All Regions, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna (Brine Frozen Condition), Korean (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: All Regions, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna (Brine Frozen Condition), Spanish (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: All Regions, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna (Fresh But Less than Ideal Condition), Bahasa (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: All Regions, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna (Fresh But Less than Ideal Condition), Chinese (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: All Regions, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna (Fresh But Less than Ideal Condition), English (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: All Regions, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna (Fresh But Less than Ideal Condition), French (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: All Regions, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna (Fresh But Less than Ideal Condition), Japanese (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: All Regions, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna (Fresh But Less than Ideal Condition), Korean (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: All Regions, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna (Fresh But Less than Ideal Condition), Spanish (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: All Regions, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna (Fresh But Less than Ideal Condition), Vietnamese (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: All Regions, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna (Fresh Condition), Bahasa (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: All Regions, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna (Fresh Condition), English (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: All Regions, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna (Fresh Condition), French (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: All Regions, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna (Fresh Condition), Japanese (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: All Regions, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna (Fresh Condition), Korean (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: All Regions, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna (Fresh Condition), Spanish (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: All Regions, Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna (Fresh Condition), Vietnamese (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: Atlantic Ocean, Sharks-1 (ICCAT) (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch SharksFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: Atlantic Ocean, Sharks-2 (ICCAT) (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch SharksFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: Indian Ocean, Billfish (IOTC) (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: Indian Ocean, Sharks and Rays (IOTC) (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch SharksFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: Indian Ocean, Tuna and Tuna-like Species (IOTC) (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: Indonesia, Tuna Species (PDF)

Gillnet, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: Pacific Ocean, Billfish, Sharks, Rays, Tuna-like and Non-Tuna Finfish in the WCPO (WCPFC - Photographic ID guide) (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: Pacific Ocean, Non-target Fish Species Taken in WCPO Purse Seine Fisheries (Photographic ID Guide) (PDF)

Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: Pacific Ocean, Sharks (SPC) (PDF)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch SharksFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guide: Vietnam, Tuna Species (PDF)

Gillnet, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Species Identification Guides

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsSpecies Identification Guides0
Sustainable Fisheries Partnership: Best Practices for Reducing Bycatch in Longline Tuna Fisheries (PDF)

LonglineBycatch allFIP ActionsNON-ISSF Tools0
Target strength of skipjack tuna (Katsuwanus pelamis) associated with fish aggregating devices (FADs)

Purse SeineAcousticsFIP ActionsOther Papers0
Testing Designs and Identify Options to Mitigate Impacts of Drifting FADs on the Ecosystem

Pole and Line, Purse SeineFADsFIP ActionsFADs0
The Ideal Purse Seine Vessel: A Guide to Demonstrating Best Practices & Meeting ISSF Conservation Measures (Infographic)

Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsInfographics0
Towards Acoustic Discrimination of Tuna Species at FADs: Measuring Acoustic Properties of Yellowfin Tuna (PDF)

Purse SeineAcousticsFIP ActionsOther Papers0
Utilization and Trade of Faux-Poisson Landed in Abidjan (PDF)

Purse SeineRetention / UtilizationFIP ActionsOther Papers0
What Does Well-Managed FAD Use Look Like within a Tropical Purse Seine Fishery? (PDF)

Purse SeineGeneralFIP Actions, PreassessmentOther Papers0
Who Determines Sustainability? (PDF)

Publication on history and status of fishery certifications (including MSC) and FIPs

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineGeneralPreassessmentNON-ISSF Tools0
View MSC Fisheries Standard Page