Regulations

    Agency Year adopted Title Mitigation Techniques Species Groups Fishing Gear PDF
    ICCAT Recommendation 10-07
    Recommendation by ICCAT on the Conservation of Oceanic Whitetip Shark Caught in Association with Fisheries in the ICCAT Convention Area
    Safe handling & release SHK LL, PS PDF
    ICCAT Resolution 03-10
    Resolution by ICCAT on the Shark Fishery
    Safe handling & release SHK LL, PS PDF
    ICCAT Recommendation 04-10
    Recommendation by ICCAT Concerning the Conservation of Sharks Caught in Association with Fisheries Managed by ICCAT
    Safe handling & release, Spatial & temporal measures SHK LL, PS PDF
    ICCAT Recommendation 09-07
    Recommendation by ICCAT on the Conservation of Thresher Sharks Caught in Association with Fisheries in the ICCAT Convention Area
    Safe handling & release, Spatial & temporal measures SHK LL, PS PDF
    ICCAT Resolution 05-08
    Resolution by ICCAT on Circle Hooks
    Circle hooks, Safe handling & release SHK, TTX LL PDF
    IATTC AIDCP
    Agreement on the International Dolphin Conservation Program
    Spatial & temporal measures, Safe handling & release, Backdown procedure and Medina panel MAM, TTX PS PDF
    WCPFC CMM 2010-07
    Conservation and Management Measure for Sharks
    Magnetic, E+ metals, electrical deterrents, Safe handling & release SHK LL, PS PDF
    WCPFC CMM 2011-03
    Conservation and Management Measure for the Protection of Cetaceans from Purse Seine Fishing Operations
    Safe handling & release MAM PS PDF
    WCPFC CMM 2011-04
    Conservation and Management Measure for Oceanic Whitetip Sharks
    Safe handling & release SHK LL, PS PDF
    WCPFC CMM 2012-04
    Conservation and Management Measure for Protection of Whale Sharks from Purse Seine Fishing Operations
    Safe handling & release SHK LL, PS PDF
    WCPFC CMM 2013-08
    Conservation And Management Measure For Silky Sharks
    Safe handling & release SHK LL, PS PDF
    WCPFC CMM 2018-04
    Conservation and Management of Sea Turtles
    Circle hooks, Fish not squid bait, Safe handling & release, FAD design & management TTX LL, PS PDF
    WCPFC CMM 2019-04
    Conservation and Management Measure for Sharks
    Monofilament / Wire Leaders, Safe handling & release, Spatial & temporal measures SHK LL, PS PDF
    WCPFC CMM 2019-05
    Conservation and Management Measure on Mobulid Rays caught in Association with Fisheries in the WCPFC Convention Area
    Safe handling & release, Spatial & temporal measures SHK PS, LL PDF
    ICCAT Recommendation 10-06
    Recommendation by ICCAT on Atlantic Shortfin Mako Sharks Caught in Association with Fisheries in the ICCAT Convention Area
    Safe handling & release SHK LL, PS PDF
    ICCAT Recommendation 10-08
    Recommendation by ICCAT on Hammerhead Sharks (Family Sphyrnidae) Caught in Association With Fisheries Managed By ICCAT
    Spatial & temporal measures, Safe handling & release SHK LL, PS PDF
    ICCAT Recommendation 10-09
    Recommendation by ICCAT on the By-Catch of Sea Turtles in ICCAT Fisheries
    Safe handling & release TTX LL, PS PDF
    ICCAT Recommendation 11-08
    Recommendation by ICCAT on the Conservation of Silky Sharks Caught in Association with ICCAT Fisheries
    Safe handling & release SHK PS, LL PDF
    ICCAT Recommendation 13-11
    Recommendation by ICCAT Amending Recommendation 10-09 on the By-Catch of Sea Turtles in ICCAT Fisheries
    Safe handling & release TTX LL, PS 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
    ICCAT Recommendation 16-13
    Recommendation by ICCAT on Improvement of Compliance Review of Conservation and Management Measures Regarding Sharks Caught in Association with ICCAT Fisheries
    Safe handling & release SHK LL, PS PDF
    ICCAT Recommendation 17-08
    Recommendation by ICCAT on the Conservation of North Atlantic Stock of Shortfin Mako Caught in Association with ICCAT Fisheries
    Safe handling & release, Spatial & temporal measures, Circle hooks SHK LL, PS PDF
    ICCAT Recommendation 19-01
    Recommendation by ICCAT on Fishes Considered to be Tuna and Tuna-Like Species or Oceanic, Pelagic, and Highly Migratory Elasmobranchs
    Safe handling & release SHK LL, GN, PS PDF
    ICCAT Recommendation 19-06
    Recommendation by ICCAT on the Conservation of North Atlantic Stock of Shortfin Mako Caught in Association with ICCAT Fisheries
    Safe handling & release SHK LL, GN, PS PDF
    ICCAT Recommendation 19-08
    Recommendation by ICCAT on the Conservation of South Atlantic Blue Shark Caught in Association with ICCAT Fisheries
    Safe handling & release SHK LL, PS, GN PDF