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.

ISSF 2011-01: Stock Assessments 101. How Scientists Count Tuna

Date Added: January 1, 2011
Downloaded: 241 times
Tags: science, Stock Status, Tuna
Authors: Restrepo
Language: English
Author(s): Victor Restrepo
report_type: Technical Report

Description

A stock assessment is a process whereby scientists analyze a variety of relevant data about the fisheries, the species of interest and other variables (such as economic or environmental ones) in order to evaluate the impacts of the fisheries on the stock or population.