Longline Indian Ocean

Enumerator measuring in Intimas Surya landing

 

The Indian Ocean longline tuna FIP was initiated by Sustainable Fisheries Partership, and has been the primary industry-ledFIP since January 2014. The first phase (2012 – 2014) involved 28 longliners, and the second phase (2015 – 2020) will expand to include 35 contracted vessels.

The FIP supports and contributes to the development, improvement and sustainability of the tuna fishery industry in Indonesia by promoting traceability; improve the availability of accurate data on catches, retained and bycatch; and collaborating with other institutions working on tuna fisheries issues in the country, including working together to improve the management and policy towards sustainable fisheries.

Progress update

2012

  • Continuedsupport of the National observer onboard program. To date there have been 13 observerationscollected. An MOU with the Research Institute for Tuna Fisheries was signed in early 2012 to support the observer onboard program in longline vessels operating in the Indian Ocean.

2013

  • There is a policy change in observer onboard program, as in 2013, the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries established Ministerial Regulation regarding Implementation of Observers on Fishing Boats and Collecting Boats (Permen No.1/PERMEN-KP/2013).
  • Log book catch reporting was reviewed by the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, and 2013 catch data was submitted.
  • Continued support from the Government for enumerators to record catch at the landing site.

2014

  • Participated in the discussion and contributed into the development of the National Fisheries Management Plan of Tuna, Skipjack and Tongkol in Fishing grounds of Indian Ocean and Western Pacific.  The Management Plan is developed by the Ministry office of Fisheries and Marine Affairs.

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Indonesia National Plan of Action for Tuna, Skipjack and Neritic tuna

Enumerator measuring in Intimas Surya landing

 

 

The Indian Ocean longline tuna FIP was initiated by Sustainable Fisheries Partership, and has been the primary industry-ledFIP since January 2014. The first phase (2012 – 2014) involved 28 longliners, and the second phase (2015 – 2020) will expand to include 35 contracted vessels.

 

The FIP supports and contributes to the development, improvement and sustainability of the tuna fishery industry in Indonesia by promoting traceability; improve the availability of accurate data on catches, retained and bycatch; and collaborating with other institutions working on tuna fisheries issues in the country, including working together to improve the management and policy towards sustainable fisheries.

Progress update

2012

  • Continuedsupport of the National observer onboard program. To date there have been 13 observerationscollected. An MOU with the Research Institute for Tuna Fisheries was signed in early 2012 to support the observer onboard program in longline vessels operating in the Indian Ocean.

2013

  • There is a policy change in observer onboard program, as in 2013, the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries established Ministerial Regulation regarding Implementation of Observers on Fishing Boats and Collecting Boats (Permen No.1/PERMEN-KP/2013).
  • Log book catch reporting was reviewed by the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, and 2013 catch data was submitted.
  • Continued support from the Government for enumerators to record catch at the landing site.

 

2014

  • Participated in the discussion and contributed into the development of the National Fisheries Management Plan of Tuna, Skipjack and Tongkol in Fishing grounds of Indian Ocean and Western Pacific.  The Management Plan is developed by the Ministry office of Fisheries and Marine Affairs.

 

Click here for a detailed FIP

 

Enumerator measuring in Intimas Surya landing

 

 

The Indian Ocean longline tuna FIP was initiated by Sustainable Fisheries Partership, and has been the primary industry-ledFIP since January 2014. The first phase (2012 – 2014) involved 28 longliners, and the second phase (2015 – 2020) will expand to include 35 contracted vessels.

 

The FIP supports and contributes to the development, improvement and sustainability of the tuna fishery industry in Indonesia by promoting traceability; improve the availability of accurate data on catches, retained and bycatch; and collaborating with other institutions working on tuna fisheries issues in the country, including working together to improve the management and policy towards sustainable fisheries.

Progress update

2012

  • Continuedsupport of the National observer onboard program. To date there have been 13 observerationscollected. An MOU with the Research Institute for Tuna Fisheries was signed in early 2012 to support the observer onboard program in longline vessels operating in the Indian Ocean.

2013

  • There is a policy change in observer onboard program, as in 2013, the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries established Ministerial Regulation regarding Implementation of Observers on Fishing Boats and Collecting Boats (Permen No.1/PERMEN-KP/2013).
  • Log book catch reporting was reviewed by the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, and 2013 catch data was submitted.
  • Continued support from the Government for enumerators to record catch at the landing site.

 

2014

  • Participated in the discussion and contributed into the development of the National Fisheries Management Plan of Tuna, Skipjack and Tongkol in Fishing grounds of Indian Ocean and Western Pacific.  The Management Plan is developed by the Ministry office of Fisheries and Marine Affairs.

 

Click here for a detailed FIP