CMM 2019-05

Regulation Title
Conservation and Management Measure on Mobulid Rays caught in Association with Fisheries in the WCPFC Convention Area

Prohibits targeted fishing or intentional setting on mobulid rays, or the retention, transshipping or landing of any part or whole carcass.

Requires best practice handling techniques for the safe release of mantas and mobulids.

Encourages research into at-vessel and post-release mortality.