The ISSF Glossary is a compilation of terms that appear in several ISSF Technical Reports and/or the following publications and resources:


Glossary Bibliography Sources

Cadima, E.L. Fish Stock Assessment Manual (2003). FAO Fisheries Technical Paper. No. 393. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, 161 pp.

FAO (2009). A Fishery Manager’s Guidebook, 2nd Edition. Cochrane, K.L. and Garcia, S.M. (Eds.)., FAO & Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK, 518 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4051-7085-7.

FAO (2017). Technical Consultation Session on Voluntary Guidelines for Catch Documentation Schemes, Rome, Italy, 4-5 April 2017.

FAO (2017). FAO Term Portal. Collections. Fisheries. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. (last access on 14 July 2017).

Geoscience Australia. Maritime Boundary Definitions. Geoscience Australia web page. (last access on 14 July 2017).

Global Environment Facility. Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction. Global Environment Facility web page. (last access on 11 September 2017).

Hampton, J., Leape, G., Nickson, A., Restrepo, V.R., Santiago, J., Agnew, D., Amande, J., Banks, R., Brownjohn, M., Chassot, E., Clarke, R., et al., (2017). What does well‐managed FAD use look like within a tropical purse seine fishery? Joint T-RFMO FAD Working Group Meeting, Madrid, Spain, 19-21 April 2017. Doc. No. j‐FAD_35/2017.

IOTC (2013). Glossary of scientific terms, acronyms and abbreviations, and report terminology. Indian Ocean Tuna Commission, 15 pp. IOTC-2013-WPEB09-INF17.

MSC. Marine Stewardship Council web page. (last access on 14 September 2017).

MSC (2016). Appendix and methods. In: MSC Global Impacts Report 2016. Marine Stewardship Council, London, UK. ISSN 2052-8876.

NOAA (2006). Fisheries Glossary, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-F/SPO-69. National Marine Fisheries Service, Maryland, USA, 61 pp.

NOAA (2016). Fishing Gear and Risks to Protected Species. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration web page. (last access on 14 July 2017).

PEW (2016). Harvest Strategies Glossary. The Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia, USA.

Restrepo, V.R. (2000). Glossary of Fishery Terms. International Commission for the Conservation of the Atlantic Tunas, 23 pp.

Restrepo, V.R., Thompson, G.G., Mace, P.M., Gabriel, W.L., Low, L.L., MacCall, A.D., Methot, R.D., Powers, J.E., Taylor, B.L., Wade, P.R., Witzig J.F. (1998). Technical Guidance on the Use of Precautionary Approaches to Implementing National Standard 1 of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-F/SPO-31. National Marine Fisheries Service, Maryland, USA, 54 pp.

WCPFC (2012). Glossary of Terms. WPCFC Management Objectives Workshop, Manila, Republic of the Philippines, 28-29 November 2012, 2 pp. MOW1-WINF-05.