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Joint Letter to IATTC (June 20, 2016): Harvest Control Rules, Capacity, Pacific Bluefin and Sharks

Date Added:June 20, 2016
Downloaded:198 times
RMFOs:IATTC
Tags:Bigeye Tuna, Bluefin Tuna Species, Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Capacity Management, Harvest Control Rules, IATTC, Observer Programs, Pacific Bluefin Tuna, Sea Turtles, Seabirds, Sharks, Tuna, Yellowfin Tuna
Language:English
byline:Susan Jackson, ISSF
report_type:Final

Description

This letter was submitted on behalf of the undersigned non-governmental organizations and fishing industry organizations with an interest in the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC or Commission) and its 90th meeting in La Jolla, California.

It was signed by ISSF, World Wildlife Foundation, American Bird Conservancy, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Wild Pacific Albacore, American Fishermen’s Research Foundation, Hawaii Longline Association, Greenpeace, Shark Advocates International, and Sustainable Fisheries Partnership.