2018 ICCAT Position Statement
|Date Added:||October 15, 2018|
|Tags:||Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Capacity Management, Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, ICCAT, RFMOs, Sharks, Tuna|
ISSF prepared this position statement for consideration at the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) meeting on November 12-19, 2018. The statement covers topics in these categories: tuna conservation; fish aggregating devices (FADs); harvest strategies; bycatch and sharks; monitoring, control, and surveillance; compliance; and capacity management.
The statement also includes ISSF’s top “asks” or requests of ICCAT, along with a list of ISSF’s global priorities for all RFMOs.