Recommendation 19-08

Regulation Title
Recommendation by ICCAT on the Conservation of South Atlantic Blue Shark Caught in Association with ICCAT Fisheries

Establishes catch limits and aims to improve data collection. Also encourages Scientific Research as follows:

7. CPCs are encouraged to undertake scientific research that would provide information on key biological/ecological parameters, life-history, migrations, post-release survivorship and behavioural traits of blue sharks. Such information shall be made available to the SCRS.


Amended by Recommendation 21-11 (addressing Total Allowable Catch - TAC - changes)