2017 WCPFC Position Statement
|Date added||October 19, 2017|
|Tags||Bigeye Tuna, Bycatch, Capacity Management, Compliance, Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, FADs, Harvest Strategies, MCS, Observer Programs, Sharks, Skipjack, Tuna, WCPFC, Yellowfin Tuna|
ISSF prepared this position statement for consideration at the 14th regular session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), which will take place December 3-7, 2017. 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 WCPFC, along with a list of ISSF’s global priorities for all RFMOs.