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ISSF 2018-15: 2018 ISSF Stock Assessment Workshop: Review of Current t-RFMO Practice in Stock Status Determinations

Date added April 26, 2018
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Category Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports
Tags CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, RFMOs, Stock Assessment, Stock Status, Tuna, WCPFC

Description

This Workshop was convened by the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) to review different approaches currently used by tuna Regional Fisheries Management Organizations’ (tRFMOs: CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC and WCPFC) science bodies to determine stock status and disseminate stock status information.

Workshop participants from all ocean regions reviewed current methodologies, identified best practices and agreed on a set of recommendations on scientific process, stock assessment, uncertainty characterization, stock status determination and communication of scientific results to managers and stakeholders.