2017 IATTC Position Statement

Date added June 20, 2017
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Category Position Statements
Tags Bycatch, Capacity Management, Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, IATTC, MCS, Sharks, Tuna


ISSF prepared this position statement for consideration at the 92nd meeting of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC), which will take place July 24-28, 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 IATTC, along with a list of ISSF’s global priorities for all RFMOs.

A Spanish translation of this statement is available.