Copyright, Acknowledgements, Citations

© International Seafood Sustainability Foundation 2014
This guidebook is a product of ISSF.
Version 1.0 - May 2014


Photo Credits:

ISSF would like to thank Ernesto Altamirano (IATTC), Peter Sharples (SPC), Laurent Dagorn (IRD), David Itano (University of Hawaii/NOAA), Jon Ruiz (AZTI) and all of the observers, scientists and skippers that have contributed to our understanding of sustainable tuna fishing practices.

ISSF extend special thanks to the photographers who contributed images to this book: Fabian Forget, AZTI Tecnalia, Inpesca, SPC, Joshua Sione (JCS), FAO, David Itano, Kurt Schaefer, FADIO/IRD-Ifremer/M. Taquet, Jeff Muir, A.D. Lewis, J.E. Randall, NOAA Fisheries, Jeremy Stafford-Deitsch (IUCN), D. Golden, C. Rogers (USGS), A. Bruckner (NOAA),, MarBEE (UCD).


Dagorn, L., Holland, K. N., Restrepo, V. and Moreno, G. (2012) Is it good or bad to fish with FADs? What are the real impacts of the use of drifting FADs on pelagic marine ecosystems? Fish and Fisheries. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-2979.2012.00478.x

Fukofuka S., Itano D.G. 2007. Photographic identification guide for non-target fish species taken in WCPO purse seine fisheries [FT IP 7]. Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia: Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission. Scientific Committee Regular Session, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 13-24 August 2007, 3rd. 42 p.

Poisson F., Vernet A. L., Séret B., Dagorn L., 2012. Good practices to reduce the mortality of sharks and rays caught incidentally by the tropical tuna purse seiners. EU FP7 project #210496 MADE, Deliverable 6.2., 30p.

Schaefer, Kurt M. (1999) Comparative study of some morphological features of yellowfin (Thunnus albacares) and bigeye (Thunnus obesus) tunas. Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Bulletin, 21 (7): 491-525.