Regulations

    Agency Year adopted Title Mitigation Techniques Species Groups Fishing Gear PDF
    IOTC Resolution 18/02
    Resolution on Management Measures For The Conservation of Blue Shark Caught in Association With IOTC Fisheries
    Monofilament / Wire Leaders, Safe handling & release, Spatial & temporal measures SHK LL, GN PDF
    IATTC Resolution C-23-08
    Amendment to Resolution C-21-06 Conservation Measures for Shark Species, with Special Emphasis on the Silky Shark (Carcharhinus falciformis) for the Years 2024 and 2025
    Circle hooks, Safe handling & release, Soak duration, Spatial & temporal measures SHK LL, PS PDF
    IATTC Resolution C-11-02
    Resolution to Mitigate the Impact on Seabirds of Fishing for Species Covered by the IATTC
    Dyed bait, Line shooter, Line weighting & bait sink rate, Management of offal discharge, Night / day setting, Safe handling & release, Side-setting, Spatial & temporal measures, Streamer (tori) lines, Underwater setting techniques BRD LL PDF
    WCPFC CMM-2004-04
    Resolution on conservation and management measures
    Spatial & temporal measures TTX, SHK, BRD, MAM LL, PS PDF
    CCSBT Resolution ERS tRFMOs 2021
    Resolution to Align CCSBT’s Ecologically Related Species measures with those of other tuna RFMOs
    Bait caster, Circle hooks, Dyed bait, FAD design & management, Fish not squid bait, Hook Shielding Devices, Hookpod, Line shooter, Line weighting & bait sink rate, Management of offal discharge, Monofilament / Wire Leaders, Night / day setting, Safe handling & release, Side-setting, Spatial & temporal measures, Streamer (tori) lines BRD, TTX, SHK, MAM LL, PS PDF
    ICCAT Recommendation 21-09
    Recommendation by ICCAT on the Conservation of the North Atlantic Stock of Shorfin Mako Caught in Association With ICCAT Fisheries
    Safe handling & release, Spatial & temporal measures SHK LL PDF
    WCPFC CMM 2022-04
    Conservation and Management Measure for Sharks
    Monofilament / Wire Leaders, Safe handling & release, Spatial & temporal measures SHK LL, PS PDF
    IATTC AIDCP
    Agreement on the International Dolphin Conservation Program
    Backdown procedure and Medina panel, Safe handling & release, Spatial & temporal measures MAM, TTX PS PDF
    IOTC Resolution 13/06
    Resolution On A Scientific And Management Framework On The Conservation Of Shark Species Caught In Association With IOTC Managed Fisheries
    Safe handling & release, Spatial & temporal measures SHK LL, PS, GN PDF
    IOTC Resolution 12/06
    Resolution on Reducing the Incidental Bycatch of Seabirds in Longline Fisheries
    Bait caster, Line weighting & bait sink rate, Night / day setting, Spatial & temporal measures, Streamer (tori) lines BRD LL PDF
    IOTC Resolution 12/09
    Resolution on the Conservation of Thresher Sharks (Family Alopiidae) Caught in Association with Fisheries in the IOTC Area of Competence
    Safe handling & release, Spatial & temporal measures SHK LL, PS, GN PDF
    ICCAT Recommendation 11-09
    Supplemental Recommendation by ICCAT on Reducing Incidental By-Catch of Seabirds in ICCAT Longline Fisheries
    Bait caster, Line weighting & bait sink rate, Night / day setting, Spatial & temporal measures, Streamer (tori) lines BRD LL PDF
    IATTC Resolution C-16-06
    Conservation Measures For Shark Species, With Special Emphasis On The Silky Shark (Carcharhinus falciformis), For The Years 2017, 2018, And 2019
    Circle hooks, Monofilament / Wire Leaders, Safe handling & release, Spatial & temporal measures SHK LL, PS PDF
    ICCAT Recommendation 22-11
    Recommendation by ICCAT on the Conservation of the South Atlantic Stock of Shortfin Mako Caught in Association with ICCAT Fisheries
    Purse seine deck release devices, Safe handling & release, Spatial & temporal measures SHK LL, PS PDF
    ICCAT Recommendation 22-12
    Recommendation by ICCAT on the Bycatch of Sea Turtles Caught in Association with ICCAT Fisheries
    Circle hooks, FAD design & management, Fish not squid bait, Gear configuration - other, Illumination of gillnets, Safe handling & release, Soak duration, Spatial & temporal measures TTX LL, PS, GN PDF
    IOTC Resolution 23/02
    Resolution on Management of Drifting Fish Aggregating Devices (DFADs) in the IOTC Area of Competence
    ALDFG - management of abandoned, lost, discarded fishing gear, FAD design & management, Spatial & temporal measures TTX, SHK, MAM, BRD PS PDF
    WCPFC CMM 2018-03
    Conservation And Management Measure To Mitigate The Impact Of Fishing For Highly Migratory Fish Stocks On Seabirds
    Dyed bait, Hook Shielding Devices, Hookpod, Line shooter, Line weighting & bait sink rate, Management of offal discharge, Night / day setting, Side-setting, Spatial & temporal measures, Streamer (tori) lines BRD LL PDF
    IOTC Resolution 17-05
    Resolution on the Conservation of Sharks Caught in Association With Fisheries Managed by IOTC
    Monofilament / Wire Leaders, Safe handling & release, Spatial & temporal measures SHK LL, PS, GN PDF
    ICCAT Recommendation 23-12
    Recommendation by ICCAT for the Conservation of Whale Sharks (Rhincodon typus) Caught in Association with ICCAT Fisheries
    Purse seine deck release devices, Safe handling & release, Spatial & temporal measures SHK PS PDF
    IATTC Resolution C-22-06
    Resolution on Terms of Reference for a Working Group on Ecosystem and Bycatch
    ALDFG - management of abandoned, lost, discarded fishing gear, Safe handling & release, Spatial & temporal measures TTX, BRD, MAM, SHK LL, PS, GN PDF
    ICCAT Recommendation 15-06
    Recommendation by ICCAT on Porbeagle Caught in Association with ICCAT Fisheries
    Safe handling & release, Spatial & temporal measures SHK LL, PS PDF
    CCSBT Recommendation ERS
    Recommendation to Mitigate the Impact on Ecologically Related Species of Fishing for Southern Bluefin Tuna
    ALDFG - management of abandoned, lost, discarded fishing gear, Bait caster, Circle hooks, Dyed bait, FAD design & management, Fish not squid bait, Line shooter, Line weighting & bait sink rate, Magnetic, E+ metals, electrical deterrents, Management of offal discharge, Monofilament / Wire Leaders, Night / day setting, Safe handling & release, Side-setting, Spatial & temporal measures, Streamer (tori) lines, Underwater setting techniques TTX, BRD, SHK LL PDF
    ICCAT Recommendation 07-07
    Recommendation by ICCAT on Reducing Incidental By-catch of Seabirds in Longline Fisheries
    Line weighting & bait sink rate, Night / day setting, Spatial & temporal measures, Streamer (tori) lines BRD LL PDF
    ICCAT Recommendation 10-08
    Recommendation by ICCAT on Hammerhead Sharks (Family Sphyrnidae) Caught in Association With Fisheries Managed By ICCAT
    Safe handling & release, Spatial & temporal measures SHK LL, PS PDF
    IATTC Resolution C-05-03
    Resolution on the Conservation of Sharks Caught in Association with Fisheries in the Eastern Pacific Ocean
    Safe handling & release, Spatial & temporal measures SHK LL, PS PDF