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|
|ISSF 2012-12: Harmonisation of Purse-Seine Data Collected by Tuna RFMO Observer Programmes||October 19, 2012||ISSF||English||N/A||Bycatch, Observer Programs, RFMOs, Stock Status||Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||October 19, 2012|
|ISSF 2020-05: Survey of Human Observer Programs for Purse Seine Vessels and a Set of Best Practices*||February 19, 2020||Holly Koehler||English||N/A||Best Practices, CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, Koehler, Observer Coverage, Observer Programs, Purse Seine, RFMOs, WCPFC||Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||February 19, 2020|
|Joint Letter to IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, and WCPFC (March 21, 2017): Harvest Strategies and Monitoring, Control and Surveillance||March 22, 2017||N/A||English||IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, WCPFC||Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, FADs, Harvest Control Rules, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, MCS, Non-Entangling FADs, Observer Programs, WCPFC||Joint Advocacy, Joint Letters||N/A||Final||March 22, 2017|
|Joint Letter to WCPFC (March 29, 2017): Transparency and Observer Participation||March 29, 2017||N/A||English||WCPFC||Observer Programs, WCPFC||Joint Advocacy, Joint Letters||N/A||Final||March 29, 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|
|RFMO Best Practices Snapshot — 2020: Observer Requirements||June 19, 2020||ISSF||English||N/A||Best Practices, CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, Observer Coverage, Observer Programs, RFMOs, WCPFC||RFMO Best Practices Snapshots||N/A||Snapshot||June 19, 2020|