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.

Joint Letter to ICCAT (Nov. 9, 2016): Harvest Control Rules, Reference Points, and Precautionary Approach

Date Added:November 9, 2016
Downloaded:174 times
RMFOs:ICCAT
Tags:Advocacy, Harvest Control Rules, ICCAT, Tuna
Language:English
report_type:Final
byline:ISSF

Description

This letter was submitted on behalf of the undersigned non-governmental organizations and fishing industry organizations in advance of the 20th Special Meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) in Vilamoura, Portugal, on November 14-21, 2016.

It was signed by ISSF, The International Pole & Line Foundation, FishWise, Monterey Bay Aquarium, The Nature Conservancy, Tuna and Billfish Specialist Group, World Wildlife Fund, Marine Stewardship Council, The Pew Charitable Trusts, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership, The Ocean Foundation, and Ecology Action Centre.