Reporting requirement for incidents involving sea turtles in shallow-set longline fisheries for swordfish
7. Starting on 1 January 2010, CCMs with longline vessels that fish for swordfish in a "shallowset manner" shall: d. Provide for their longline vessels to record all incidents involving sea turtles during fishing operations and report such incidents to the appropriate authorities of the CCM. e. Provide the results of the reporting under paragraph 7(d) to the Commission as part of the reporting requirement of paragraph 2.
Mitigating impacts of fishing on species of special interest