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.

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Addressing FAD Ecological Impacts: Research & Best Practices to Reduce Bycatch and Ocean Debris No December 10, 2018 Best Practices, Bycatch Mitigation, FADs, science, Infographics, 58
Best Bycatch Release Practices in Tuna Purse Seiners No March 7, 2018 Best Practices, Bycatch Mitigation, Skippers Workshops, Bycatch, 257
FAD Use, FIPs, & the MSC Standard No May 9, 2018 Best Practices, FADs, Fisheries Improvement Projects, MSC Certification, Purse Seine, Tuna, Infographics, 259
ISSF 2016 Annual Report No May 19, 2017 Best Practices, ISSF, Annual Report, 928
ISSF 2018-05: Recommended Best Practices for Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fisheries in Transition to MSC Certification, with Emphasis on FADs No March 12, 2018 Best Practices, FADs, Fisheries Improvement Projects, Justel-Rubio, MSC Certification, Purse Seine, Restrepo, Tuna, Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports, 359
ISSF 2018-09: Survey of the Treatment of Support/Supply/Tender Vessels in Tuna RFMOs* Yes April 18, 2018 Best Practices, CCSBT, FADs, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, Koehler, Moreno, Purse Seine, RFMOs, Supply Vessel, Tuna, WCPFC, Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports, 77
ISSF 2018-10: RFMO Vessel Monitoring Systems: A Comparative Analysis to Identify Best Practices* Yes April 23, 2018 Best Practices, CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, Koehler, RFMOs, Vessel Monitoring System, WCPFC, Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports, 108
ISSF 2018-11: Tuna RFMO Compliance Assessment Processes: A Comparative Analysis to Identify Best Practices* Yes April 25, 2018 Best Practices, CCSBT, Compliance, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, Koehler, RFMOs, WCPFC, Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports, 100
ISSF 2018-12: Survey of Human Observer Programs for Purse Seine Vessels and a Set of Best Practices* Yes April 25, 2018 Best Practices, CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, Koehler, Observer Coverage, Observer Programs, Purse Seine, RFMOs, WCPFC, Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports, 119
ISSF 2018-22: Recommended Best Practices for Tuna Longline Fisheries in Transition to MSC Certification No November 12, 2018 Best Practices, Fisheries Improvement Projects, Justel-Rubio, Longline, Monteagudo, MSC Certification, Restrepo, Tuna, Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports, 326
ISSF 2019-04: Combatting IUU Fishing: Continual Improvement and Best Practices for IUU Listing Measures in Tuna RFMOs* Yes January 15, 2019 Best Practices, CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, IUU, RFMOs, van der Geest, WCPFC, Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports, 35
ISSF 2019-05: Tuna RFMO Authorised Vessel Lists: A Comparative Analysis to Identify Best Practices* Yes January 15, 2019 Best Practices, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, IUU, MCS, RFMOs, van der Geest, Vessel Monitoring System, WCPFC, Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports, 34
ISSF 2019-06: RFMO Vessel Monitoring Systems: A Comparative Analysis to Identify Best Practices* Yes January 15, 2019 Best Practices, CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, Koehler, RFMOs, Vessel Monitoring System, WCPFC, Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports, 40
Poster of Bycatch Best Practices (Chinese Translation) No March 7, 2018 Chinese Translation Best Practices, Bycatch Mitigation, Skippers Workshops, Bycatch, Translated, 217
Poster of Bycatch Best Practices (Indonesian Translation) No March 7, 2018 Indonesian Translation Best Practices, Bycatch Mitigation, Skippers Workshops, Bycatch, Translated, 212
Poster of Bycatch Best Practices (Korean Translation) No March 7, 2018 Korean Translation Best Practices, Bycatch Mitigation, Skippers Workshops, Bycatch, Translated, 170
Poster of Bycatch Best Practices (Vietnamese Translation) No September 6, 2018 Vietnamese Translation Best Practices, Bycatch Mitigation, Skippers Workshops, Bycatch, Translated, 174
Reducing FAD Impacts on Ocean & Coastal Ecosystems No November 13, 2018 Best Practices, Biodegradable FADs, FADs, Ghost Fishing, science, Infographics, 63
RFMO Best Practice Performance No January 18, 2019 Best Practices, CCSBT, Compliance, FADs, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, IUU, Observer Coverage, RFMOs, Supply Vessel, Transshipment, Vessel Lists, Vessel Monitoring System, WCPFC, RFMO Best Practices Snapshots, 58
RFMO Best Practices Snapshot — 2018: Authorised Vessel Lists No April 13, 2018 Best Practices, CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, RFMOs, Vessel Lists, WCPFC, RFMO Best Practices Snapshots, 85
RFMO Best Practices Snapshot — 2018: Compliance Processes No November 30, 2018 Best Practices, CCSBT, Compliance, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, RFMOs, WCPFC, RFMO Best Practices Snapshots, 128
RFMO Best Practices Snapshot — 2018: Observer Requirements No April 13, 2018 Best Practices, CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, Observer Coverage, Observer Programs, RFMOs, WCPFC, RFMO Best Practices Snapshots, 246
RFMO Best Practices Snapshot — 2018: Treatment of Supply & Tender Vessels by RFMO No April 16, 2018 Best Practices, CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, RFMOs, Supply Vessel, WCPFC, RFMO Best Practices Snapshots, 81
RFMO Best Practices Snapshot — 2019: FAD Management No January 7, 2019 Best Practices, FADs, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, Purse Seine, Tuna, WCPFC, RFMO Best Practices Snapshots, 330
RFMO Best Practices Snapshot — 2019: IUU Vessel Listing No January 17, 2019 Best Practices, CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, IUU, RFMOs, Vessel Lists, WCPFC, RFMO Best Practices Snapshots, 23
RFMO Best Practices Snapshot — 2019: Transshipment Regulation No January 17, 2019 Best Practices, CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, RFMOs, Transshipment, Tuna, WCPFC, RFMO Best Practices Snapshots, 39
RFMO Best Practices Snapshot — 2019: Vessel Monitoring Systems No January 17, 2019 Best Practices, CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, RFMOs, Vessel Monitoring System, WCPFC, RFMO Best Practices Snapshots, 32
The Ideal Purse Seine Vessel: A Guide To Demonstrating Best Practices & Meeting ISSF Conservation Measures No May 13, 2015 Best Practices, Compliance, Conservation Measures, ProActive Vessel Register, Purse Seine, Infographics, 335