2018 WCPFC Position Statement

Date Added:October 31, 2018
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RMFOs:WCPFC
Tags:Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Capacity Management, Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, MCS, RFMOs, Sharks, Tuna, WCPFC
Language:English
report_type:Final

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.