ISSF_CommitmentsAndMeasures_v2-3_67 3.4  Skipper Best Practices ISSF’s goal in developing and presenting best practice information is to share the state of the art in responsible fishing operations, review the reporting requirements and other obligations to RFMOs, and inform purse seine vessel skippers and other interested parties about the related ISSF Conservation Measures for the management of tuna and its larger marine ecosystem.
Gear Type: All Purse Seine Adopted: June 7, 2011
Amended: September 12, 2012
Amended: April 25, 2013
Amended: May 20, 2014
Amended: October 20, 2015
Effective: March 31, 2013
Processors, traders, importers, transporters and others involved in the seafood industry shall conduct transactions only with those purse seine vessels whose skippers have attended an ISSF Skippers Workshop in person, have viewed the Skippers Workshop video online, or have reviewed the online Skippers Guidebook, which provide information on best practices.