2018 WCPFC Position Statement

Date added October 31, 2018
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Category Position Statements
Tags Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Capacity Management, Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, MCS, RFMOs, Sharks, Tuna, WCPFC

Description

ISSF prepared this position statement for consideration at the 15th regular session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), which will take place December 10-14, 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 WCPFC, along with a list of ISSF’s global priorities for all RFMOs.