2018 IATTC Position Statement

Date added July 12, 2018
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Category Position Statements
Tags Advocacy, Bigeye Tuna, Bycatch, Capacity Management, Compliance, Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, FADs, Harvest Strategies, IATTC, MCS, Observer Coverage, Sea Turtles, Seabirds, Sharks, Supply Vessel, Transshipment, Tuna, Yellowfin Tuna


ISSF prepared this position statement for consideration at the 93rd meeting of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC), which will take place August 24-30, 2018. The statement covers topics in these categories: tuna conservation; fish aggregating devices (FADs); supply and tender vesselsharvest strategiesbycatch 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.