Date: July 10, 2018
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Active Region Auth

PVR column that displays level of compliance with ISSF's requirement that a vessel is authorized to fish in regions where it is active, as per ISSF Conservation Measure 1.1

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineComplianceFIP Actions, PreassessmentProActive Vessel Register / Column0
Collective Best Practices for Well-Managed At-Sea Transshipment Guide (PDF)

Best practices for at-sea transshipment collaboratively developed by the NGO Tuna Forum

LonglineGeneralFIP 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
Fisheryprogress.org Website and Resources

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineGeneralFIP Actions, PreassessmentNON-ISSF Tools0
Flagged RFMO

PVR column that displays level of compliance with ISSF's requirement that a vessel is flagged to a Member or Cooperating Non-Member of the relevant RFMO, as per ISSF Conservation Measure 1.2

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineComplianceFIP Actions, PreassessmentProActive Vessel Register / Column0
ISSF 2012-12: Harmonisation of Purse-Seine Data Collected by Tuna RFMO Observer Programmes

Purse SeineObserverFIP ActionsTechnical Reports0
ISSF 2013-09: Sustainable Fishery Agreements: Strategies for Enforcement & Compliance. Maui Conferences, Jan 2013

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineComplianceFIP ActionsOther Papers0
ISSF 2016-03: Unique Vessel Identifiers. Application to vessels less than 24 metres, 100GT or 100GRT

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineVesselsFIP ActionsTechnical Reports0
ISSF 2017-08: Management of Tuna Stocks and Fisheries. Nov. 2017

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineGeneralFIP Actions, PreassessmentTechnical 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 2018-18: Reporting and Transparency of Catch and/or Effort Quotas in Tuna RFMOS: A Survey Paper

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineAllocation, CapacityFIP Actions, PreassessmentTechnical Reports0
ISSF 2018-22: Recommended Best Practices for Tropical Tuna Longline Fisheries in Transition to MSC Certification

LonglineGeneralFIP ActionsTechnical Reports0
ISSF 2019-02: An Evaluation of the Sustainability of Global Tuna Stocks Relative to Marine Stewardship Council Criteria (Principle 1 and Principle 3)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineGeneralPreassessmentTechnical Reports0
ISSF 2019-11: Recommended Best Practices for FAD management in Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fisheries

This report provides practical examples that fleets could adopt as their FAD management policies

Purse SeineGeneralFIP Actions, PreassessmentTechnical Reports0
ISSF Conservation Measure 1.2: RFMO Participation

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineComplianceFIP Actions, PreassessmentISSF Conservation Measures0
ISSF Conservation Measure 2.1: Product Traceability

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineComplianceFIP Actions, PreassessmentISSF Conservation Measures0
ISSF Conservation Measure 2.3: Product Labeling by Species and Area of Capture

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 4.4: Transshipment

Purse SeineTransshipmentFIP 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 Glossary

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineGeneralFIP Actions, PreassessmentGlossary0
International Maritime Organization (IMO) Database

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineVesselsFIP Actions, PreassessmentUnique Vessel Identifiers0
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
Not IUU Listed

PVR column that displays level of compliance with ISSF's requirement that a vessel does not appear on any tuna RFMO IUU vessel list, as per ISSF Conservation Measures 5.1 and 5.2

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineVesselsFIP 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
ProActive Vessel Register (PVR) database

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineGeneralFIP Actions, PreassessmentProActive Vessel Register / Column0
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
RFMO best practices papers - ISSF 2019-03: Transshipment: Strengthening Tuna RFMO Transshipment Regulations

Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineTransshipmentFIP Actions, PreassessmentTechnical Reports0
RFMO best practices papers - ISSF 2019-05: Tuna RFMO Authorised Vessel Lists: A Comparative Analysis to Identify Best Practices

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineVesselsFIP Actions, PreassessmentTechnical Reports0
RFMO best practices papers - ISSF 2019-06: RFMO Vessel Monitoring Systems: A Comparative Analysis to Identify Best Practices

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineVessel Monitoring SystemsFIP Actions, PreassessmentTechnical Reports0
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
The Ideal Purse Seine Vessel: A Guide to Demonstrating Best Practices & Meeting ISSF Conservation Measures (Infographic)

Purse SeineBycatch allFIP ActionsInfographics0
The International Challenge of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing (Infographic)

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineVesselsPreassessmentInfographics0
Unique Vessel Identifier (UVI) Database

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineVesselsFIP Actions, PreassessmentUnique Vessel Identifiers0
Unique Vessel Identifiers (UVI)

PVR column that displays level of compliance with ISSF's requirement on UVI numbers for the vessel's type and size as per ISSF Conservation Measures 4.1 and 4.2

Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse SeineVesselsFIP Actions, PreassessmentProActive Vessel Register / Column0
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