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Resolution on the design and biodegradability of drifting FADs (fish aggregating devices).
submitted by European Union
Revised on 10 August 2023
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Blue whiting - 121,767 of Coastal States TAC in Regulatory Area

submitted by Denmark in respect of the Faroes Islands and Greenland
Posted on 17 November 2023
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Incorporating Climate Change considerations into conservation and management measures of WCPO fisheries and ecosystems

Recognizing the Sustainable Development Goal and the particularly negative impacts of Climate Change on Small Island Developing States and Territories. The Marshall Islands and the US will develop a workplan including engagement with other RFMOs and FAO.
submitted by FFA, USA, Taiwan, EU
Posted on 20 December 2023
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Resolution of the recovery of FADs and other issues.
submitted by Ecuador
Revised on 11 August 2023
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Blue whiting – International cap in RA

submitted by European Union; Iceland
Posted on 17 November 2023
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Harvest Strategy Development for SP Albacore, Skipjack, Yellowfin, Bigeye, NP Albacore and Pacific Bluefin tunas

The Commission established a Harvest Strategy for key fisheries and stocks (Skipjack, Yellowfin and Bigeye tuna) in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean and a Work Plan to guide the development of key components.
Commented, and amended by various member states: FFA, PNA + Tokelau, Korea, American Samoa, USA, Indonesia, American Samoa, South Pacific Group CCMs, Australia, Philippines
Posted on 20 December 2023
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Resolution on FAD management
submitted by Various
withdrawn under pressure from Japan
Revised on 9 August 2023
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AS herring – CPs to develop CMMs incl. catch limits in RA

submitted by Iceland
Posted on 17 November 2023
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submitted by Canada, EU and US
notes: Consensus could not be reached on implementation of the MSE this year, especially due to the submission by Canada of new data sets for consideration by the commission shortly before the start of the meeting as well as requests to review allocation tables before setting up the MSE. US, Canada and EU agreed to roll over the previous measure in the interim.
Posted on 20 November 2023
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Revision South Pacific Albacore management procedure

Agreement on a revised interim target reference point (iTRP) for South Pacific Albacore for 2024 or 2025 with the possible modification of the operating model.
submitted by South Pacific Group and Australia
Amended various
Posted on 20 December 2023
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Resolution to change design of FAD to reduce bycatch
submitted by USA
Posted on 6 July 2023
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Mackerel – CPs to develop CMMs incl. catch limits in RA

submitted by Iceland
Posted on 17 November 2023
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notes: No Recommendation was tabled. The MSE couldn’t be adopted this year, despite the SCRS stating that it supported Management Procedure adoption this year and no CPCs having expressed opposition to moving forward this year in prior meetings.
Posted on 20 November 2023
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North Pacific Albacore Harvest Strategy

For the purpose of completing the North Pacific albacore tuna harvest strategy, target reference points are established.
submitted by Northern Committee
Posted on 20 December 2023
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Resolution to modify A4 on FADs
submitted by USA
Posted on 17 July 2023
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Beaked redfish (Sub-area I & II stock) – 4,139 TAC

submitted by Denmark in respect of the Faroes Islands and Greenland; European Union; Iceland; Norway; United Kingdom
Posted on 17 November 2023
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Resolution by ICCAT on the development of initial conceptual management objectives for Atlantic Bigeye Tuna, Yellowfin Tina and the Eastern Stock of Skipjack
submitted by US
notes: Consensus couldn’t be reached by CPCs. Rejected by the EU, Guatemala and Canada based on issues including feasibility of implementation timeline despite the timeline have been already established in Rec. 15-07.
Posted on 20 November 2023
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Revision conservation and management measure for Pacific bluefin tuna

Small changes in management measure updating the harvest strategy for PBFT.
submitted by Northern Committee
Amended: Tokelau
Posted on 20 December 2023
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Resolution to establish a regime of the monitoring and control of the bluefin tuna fishery.
submitted by European Union
rejected by US, Mexico and Japan
Posted on 6 July 2023
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Extension of haddock box closure to 2024

submitted by United Kingdom; European Union
Posted on 17 November 2023
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ICCAT agreeing to advance plans for and to respond to biodiversity impacts notably in relation to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, and the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework under the Convention on Biological Diversity. In addition, the resolution calls for the Commission to take an active role in the discussions leading up to the implementation of these instruments.
submitted by Commission Chair
Posted on 20 November 2023
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Bigeye and Yellowfin Tuna management procedures

The Commission amended its harvest strategy workplan to delay by one year the adoption of management procedures for bigeye and yellowfin tunas.
submitted by PNA, FFA
Postponed by consensus
Posted on 20 December 2023
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