Profile updated on 4 March 2020

SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Katsuwonus pelamis

SPECIES NAME(s)

Skipjack tuna

Skipjack tuna is considered a single population for assessment purposes. There is some indication from tagging studies that it is a single population (IOTC 2015).


ANALYSIS

Strengths
  • The population is currently estimated to be healthy with sustainable fishing mortality rates.

    FISHSOURCE SCORES

    Management Quality:

    Management Strategy:

    ≥ 8

    Managers Compliance:

    ≥ 6

    Fishers Compliance:

    5.9