Learn about the characteristics and locations of major commercial tuna species worldwide.
Commercial fishers use five primary methods, or fishing gear types, for catching tuna.
Find definitions of the sustainable-fishing terms used on our site.
Each year we report on the status of major tuna stocks and bycatch issues in tuna fisheries.
Use our tool to visualize tuna stock health, current tuna catch by fishing method, and catch trends over time.
Five RFMOs worldwide oversee tuna fisheries management in their respective ocean regions.
We identify best practices for managing sustainable tuna fisheries and track RFMO progress in implementing them.
We create original infographics based on findings in ISSF scientific reports and best practices reports.
We offer original ISSF fishing and marine images for reproduction, but permission is required for certain uses.