Gallery 1.2: ISSF Activities

ISSF-sponsored scientist observing fish behavior during a bycatch research cruise in the Indian Ocean

ISSF-sponsored scientist tagging a tuna during a bycatch research cruise in the Western Pacific Ocean

ISSF Skipper Workshops, where scientists and fishers share ideas to improve the sustainability of tuna purse seine fisheries

Advocating for science-based conservation and management of the tuna stocks and their ecosystems at the meetings of the tuna RFMOs

Working with the tuna industry to encourage the adoption of best fishing practices by tuna fleets through the ISSF ProActive Vessel Register

Sponsoring, in addition to Skipper Workshops, symposiums for scientists and fisheries managers to share information on fisheries and bycatch research

Publishing a regularly updated "Status of the Stocks" report, with information on abundance, mortality, and related bycatch issues for every major tuna stock