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Profile updated on 12 November 2021

SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Thunnus albacares

SPECIES NAME(s)

Yellowfin tuna

An assessment unit is considered to exist in the Indian Ocean by the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC 2019).


ANALYSIS

Strengths
  • The stock assessment is carried out regularly using a range of assessment methods.  

FISHSOURCE SCORES

Management Quality:

Management Strategy:

≥ 6

Managers Compliance:

< 6 to ≥ 6

Fishers Compliance:

DATA DEFICIENT to ≥ 6