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.

Image Title Date Author(s) Language RFMO(s) Tag(s) Category Company Report Type Activity Year
Image Title Date Author(s) Language RFMO(s) Tag(s) Category Company Report Type Activity Year
2019 CIAT Declaración de Posición | 2019 IATTC Position Statement (Spanish) June 10, 2019 N/A Spanish IATTC Advocacy, Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Capacity Management, Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, IATTC, RFMOs, Sharks, Tuna Position Statements N/A Final June 10, 2019
2019 IATTC Position Statement June 4, 2019 N/A English IATTC Advocacy, Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Capacity Management, Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, IATTC, RFMOs, Sharks, Tuna Position Statements N/A Final June 4, 2019
2019 IOTC Déclaration de Position (French) April 11, 2019 N/A French IOTC Advocacy, Bycatch, Capacity Management, Compliance, FADs, Gillnet, Harvest Strategies, IMO, IOTC, Longline, MCS, Observer Programs, Sharks, Tuna Position Statements, Translated N/A Final April 11, 2019
2019 IOTC Position Statement April 11, 2019 N/A English IOTC Advocacy, Bycatch, Capacity Management, Compliance, FADs, Gillnet, Harvest Strategies, IMO, IOTC, Longline, MCS, Observer Programs, Sharks, Tuna Position Statements N/A Final April 11, 2019
Common Ground For Buyer Engagement In Support Of Tuna Sustainability Improvement October 3, 2014 N/A English N/A Advocacy, Tuna Position Statements N/A Final October 3, 2014
ISSF 2012-06: Fisheries Management and Job Creation in the Pacific Islands January 23, 2012 Damon, Zivin English N/A Advocacy Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports N/A Technical Report January 23, 2012
Joint Letter to WCPFC (Nov. 27, 2017): Harvest Strategies, Non-entangling FADs, and Observer Coverage November 30, 2017 N/A English WCPFC Advocacy, Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, Harvest Control Rules, Harvest Strategies, Longline, Non-Entangling FADs, Observer Coverage, Tuna, WCPFC Joint Advocacy, Joint Letters N/A Final November 30, 2017
NGO Tuna Forum Global Tuna Sustainability Appeal (September 2018) September 30, 2018 N/A English IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, WCPFC Advocacy, Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, Harvest Control Rules, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, Non-Entangling FADs, Observer Programs, WCPFC Joint Advocacy, Joint Letters N/A Final September 30, 2018