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ISSF 2019-08: Report of the International Workshop on Mitigating Environmental Impacts of Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fisheries
|Date added||April 24, 2019|
|Category||Meeting Reports, Technical and Meeting Reports|
|Tags||Bigeye Tuna, Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Dagorn, Ecosystem, FADs, Justel-Rubio, Moreno, Murua, Purse Seine, Rays, Restrepo, science, Sharks, Tuna, Yellowfin Tuna|
The workshop on March 12-13, 2019, in Rome was co-sponsored by the Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project and focused on six sessions: (1) Bycatch of the tuna purse seine fishery, (2) sharks and rays, (3) small bigeye and yellowfin tuna, (4) FAD structure impacts, (5) FAD management, and, (6) looking ahead: the next 10 years. Presentations for each of these topics were made, followed by discussions.
This report summarizes the main points made during presentations and discussions.
Download a companion PDF of all slide presentations from the workshop.