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
Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing Conservation Measures Category November 10, 2016 N/A English N/A Conservation Measures, IUU Conservation Measures, Illegal Fishing, Infographics N/A N/A November 10, 2016
ISSF 2014-08: Updated Guidance on Electronic Monitoring Systems for Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fisheries* June 5, 2014 Ariz, Charance, Justel-Rubio, Restrepo, Ruiz English N/A Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, IUU, Purse Seine, Restrepo Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports N/A Technical Report June 5, 2014
ISSF 2016-03: Unique Vessel Identifiers. Application to vessels less than 24 metres, 100GT or 100GRT February 11, 2016 Justel-Rubio, van der Geest English N/A IUU, MCS, UVI Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports N/A Technical Report February 11, 2016
ISSF 2019-03: Transshipment: Strengthening Tuna RFMO Transshipment Regulations* January 15, 2019 van der Geest English N/A CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, IUU, MCS, RFMOs, Transshipment, van der Geest, WCPFC Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports N/A Technical Report January 15, 2019
ISSF 2019-04: Combatting IUU Fishing: Continual Improvement and Best Practices for IUU Listing Measures in Tuna RFMOs* January 15, 2019 van der Geest English N/A Best Practices, CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, IUU, RFMOs, van der Geest, WCPFC Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports N/A Technical Report January 15, 2019
ISSF 2019-05: Tuna RFMO Authorised Vessel Lists: A Comparative Analysis to Identify Best Practices* January 15, 2019 van der Geest English N/A Best Practices, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, IUU, MCS, RFMOs, van der Geest, Vessel Monitoring System, WCPFC Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports N/A Technical Report January 15, 2019
Open Letter in Response to Greenpeace Inquiry on Alleged IUU Activity August 13, 2015 N/A English N/A IUU Illegal Fishing N/A N/A August 13, 2015
RFMO Best Practice Performance January 18, 2019 N/A English N/A 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 N/A Final January 18, 2019
RFMO Best Practices Snapshot — 2019: IUU Vessel Listing January 17, 2019 N/A English N/A Best Practices, CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, IUU, RFMOs, Vessel Lists, WCPFC RFMO Best Practices Snapshots N/A Final January 17, 2019
The International Challenge of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing July 7, 2017 N/A English N/A IUU Infographics N/A N/A July 7, 2017
White Paper Regarding ISSF Definition Of Illegal, Unreported, And Unregulated (“IUU”) Fishing Activity July 2, 2014 N/A English N/A IUU Illegal Fishing N/A N/A July 2, 2014