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 2016 Annual Report
|Date Added:||May 19, 2017|
|Tags:||Best Practices, ISSF|
Best Practices, Better Solutions, ISSF’s 2016 annual report, examines ISSF’s contributions to sustainable tuna fishing and ocean conservation.
It includes features on key best-practice areas — fish aggregating device (FAD) management, electronic monitoring and reporting, and harvest control rules. The report also has timelines that show activities and progress since 2009, along with RFMO proposals, on those best practices.
In addition to opening letters from ISSF’s outgoing Board chair Juan Corrales and president Susan Jackson, the report provides information and/or graphics on:
- ISSF’s collaborative partners and stakeholders
- ProActive Vessel Register (PVR) growth
- Skippers Workshops around the world
- Skipper acceptance of bycatch mitigation options
- Tuna stock status globally
- Snapshot of tuna fisheries based on the Marine Stewardship Council performance indicators
- RFMO proposals consistent with ISSF priorities
- Market outreach activity with retailers worldwide
- Advocacy work with other non-governmental organizations and the vessel community
- ISSF participating companies’ progress in conforming to ISSF conservation measures and commitments
This is the PDF version of the 2016 report. An interactive, Web-linked version also is available.