2017 ICCAT Position Statement
|Date added||October 11, 2017|
|Tags||Bycatch, Capacity Management, Compliance, Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, FADs, Harvest Strategies, ICCAT, MCS, Observer Programs, RFMOs, Sharks, Tuna|
ISSF prepared this position statement for consideration at the 25th regular meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), which will take place November 14-22, 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 ICCAT, along with a list of ISSF’s global priorities for all RFMOs.