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2019 ICCAT Position Statement (English)

Date Added: October 15, 2019
Downloaded: 243 times
RMFOs: ICCAT
Tags: Bycatch, Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, ICCAT, MCS, Sharks, Tuna
Authors: ISSF
Language: English
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report_type: Final

Description

ISSF prepared this position statement for consideration at the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) meeting on November 18-25, 2019. The statement covers topics in these categories: tuna conservation; fish aggregating devices (FADs); harvest strategies; bycatch and sharks; monitoring, control, and surveillance; and compliance.

The statement also includes ISSF’s top “asks” or requests of ICCAT, along with a list of ISSF’s global priorities for all RFMOs.

The position statement is also available in Spanish and French.