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Fishery Improvement Project (FIP)

Tuna Companies joined to achieve the Marine Stewardship Council Certification in TUNA Conservation through a Fisheries Improvement Project.
Our mission is to promote a Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) for purse-seine tuna fisheries that perform through their vessels, that appropriately helps to build up a Certification Process under Marine Stewardship Council Standard (MSC).

 

More details about FIP requirements..

PRINCIPLE #1
Sustainable fish stocks
The target fish stocks must be maintained at sustainable levels. Any certified fishery must also operate so that fishing can continue indefinitely without overexploiting the resources.

PRINCIPLE # 2
Minimising environmental impacts
Fishing operations should be managed to maintain the structure, productivity, function and diversity of the ecosystem on which the fishery depends, including other species 

PRINCIPLE # 3
Effective management
The fishery must meet all relevant local, national and international laws and must have a management system in place to respond to changing circumstances in order to maintain sustainability.

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GOOD PRACTICES

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FIP PROGRESS

FIP Type:
Comprehensive
FIP Stage:
Stage 4:
Improvements in
Fishing Practices or
Fishery Management

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Fishery Progress Indicator

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Red Indicator -60

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Orange Indicator +60

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Red Indicator +80


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