Initiative Type: Infrastructures

Belém Statement Area: Ocean Resources

Initiative Location: International

Time Frame: Ongoing


The Tuna-org web site serves as an informal framework for sharing information from tuna Regional Fishery Management Organizations (RFMOs). Tuna RFMOs are intergovernmental organizations that carry out data collection, scientific monitoring and management of tuna and tuna-like resources. The five tuna RFMOs are: (1) Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna; (2) Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission; (3) International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas; (4) Indian Ocean Tuna Commission; (5) Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission.

Contact: Camille Jean Pierre Manel, Network of Tuna Agencies and Programs

Initiative Website: http://www.tuna-org.org/