These “snapshots” identify best practices for sustainable tuna fishing. In detailed tables, they also compare tuna Regional Fisheries Management Organization (RFMO) progress in implementing them.
Read our companion “best-practices” technical reports on these topics.
2019 IOTC Position Statement
|Date Added:||April 11, 2019|
|Tags:||Advocacy, Bycatch, Capacity Management, Compliance, FADs, Gillnet, Harvest Strategies, IMO, IOTC, Longline, MCS, Observer Programs, Sharks, Tuna|
ISSF prepared this position statement in March 2019 for consideration at the 23rd session of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC), which will take place June 17-21, 2019. The statement covers topics in these categories: tuna conservation; fish aggregating devices (FADs); supply and tender vessels; harvest strategies; bycatch and sharks; monitoring, control, and surveillance; compliance; and capacity management.
A French translation of this statement is available.