2018 ICCAT Position Statement

Date added October 15, 2018
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Category Position Statements
Tags Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Capacity Management, Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, ICCAT, RFMOs, Sharks, Tuna

Description

ISSF prepared this position statement for consideration at the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) meeting on November 12-19, 2018. 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.

The position statement is also available in Spanish and French.