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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|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|
|Benefits for Tuna Fishers of Joining the ProActive Vessel Register (PVR)||November 16, 2018||N/A||English||N/A||Longline, Pole and Line, ProActive Vessel Register, Purse Seine, Tuna||Infographics||N/A||N/A||November 16, 2018|
|ISSF 2015-08: Harmonization of Longline Bycatch Data in Tuna RFMOs||February 26, 2015||ISSF||English||N/A||Bycatch, Longline, RFMOs, Tuna||Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||February 26, 2015|
|ISSF 2016-07: Application of Electronic Monitoring Systems in Tuna Longline Fisheries. International Workshop||April 14, 2016||ISSF||English||N/A||Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, Longline, MCS, science||Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Workshop Report||April 14, 2016|
|ISSF 2016-09: Training of Costa Rican Longline Fishermen, Observers and Government Agencies on Sea Turtles Survival||June 20, 2016||Andraka, Parga||English||N/A||Bycatch, Longline, Sea Turtles||Bycatch, Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||June 20, 2016|
|ISSF 2020-10: Recommended Best Practices for Tuna Longline Fisheries in Transition to MSC Certification*||March 16, 2020||Ana Justel-Rubio, Dr. Victor Restrepo, Hilario Murua, Juan Pedro Monteagudo||English||N/A||Best Practices, Fisheries Improvement Projects, Hilario Murua, Justel-Rubio, Longline, Monteagudo, MSC Certification, Restrepo, Tuna||Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||March 16, 2020|
|ISSF ProActive Vessel Register (PVR): Audit Policy Document & Standard Operating Procedures for Longline Vessels (July 2019)||July 30, 2019||N/A||English||N/A||Compliance, Longline, ProActive Vessel Register||Audit Process||N/A||Final||July 30, 2019|
|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|
|Longline FIPs Best Practices Checklist||April 28, 2020||ISSF||English||N/A||Best Practices, Fisheries Improvement Projects, Longline||Guides & Best Practices||N/A||Final||April 28, 2020|
|Non-target Species Caught in Tuna Fisheries||April 15, 2016||N/A||English||N/A||Bycatch, Bycatch Mitigation, Gillnet, Longline, Pole and Line, Purse Seine, science, Sea Turtles, Sharks, Trolling||Infographics||N/A||N/A||April 15, 2016|
|ProActive Vessel Register Growth by Vessel Type, 2012-2019||January 21, 2020||N/A||English||N/A||Longline, Pole and Line, ProActive Vessel Register, Purse Seine, Supply Vessel||Infographics||N/A||Final||January 21, 2020|