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  • May 11, 2022

    Sustainability Overviews

    Large Pelagics Sector Sustainability Update 2021

    Summary update on progress so far for the large pelagics sector against the 75-percent sustainable or improving goal, along with highlights on which sources of production had the most relevant changes, as well as the most recent trends in production and trade.
  • May 4, 2022

    Sustainability Overviews

    Octopus Sector Sustainability Update 2021

    Summary update on progress so far for the octopus sector against the 75-percent sustainable or improving goal, along with highlights on which sources of production had the most relevant changes, as well as the most recent trends in production and trade.
  • March 29, 2022

    Sustainability Overviews

    Squid Sector Sustainability Update 2021

    Summary update on progress so far for the squid sector against the 75-percent sustainable or improving goal, along with highlights on which sources of production had the most relevant changes, as well as the most recent trends in production and trade.
  • March 11, 2022

    Sustainability Overviews

    Large Shrimp Sector Sustainability Update 2021

    Summary update on progress so far for the large shrimp sector against the 75-percent sustainable or improving goal, along with highlights on which sources of production had the most relevant changes, as well as the most recent trends in production and trade.
  • December 16, 2021

    Sustainability Overviews

    Reduction Fisheries: SFP Fisheries Sustainability Overview 2021

    The 12th edition of SFP's annual assessment of the sustainability status of reduction fisheries around the globe.
  • December 16, 2021

    Reports and Papers

    What is at risk due to informality? Economic reasons to transition to secure tenure and active co-management of the jumbo flying squid artisanal fishery in Peru

    An economic analysis by SFP’s Fisheries Program of the jumbo flying squid (JFS) artisanal fishery in Peru, highlighting the economic reasons for all actors in the supply chain to support accelerating the formal registration of the fleet with the government and the transition to active co-management of the fishery. Published in the journal Marine Policy.
  • October 27, 2021

    Annual Reports

    SFP@15

    To mark SFP's 15th anniversary, SFP@15 chronicles the organization's history and evolution, people, and accomplishments. In addition to stories and highlights, SFP@15 includes timelines and graphic data showing the growth and expansion of SFP’s work.
  • July 30, 2021

    Tools and Guides

    Updates to the FIP Evaluation Tool: A standardized method for measuring FIP progress

    The latest update to SFP's FIP Evaluation Tool, with changes designed to help ensure the accuracy, accountability, and transparency of information about fisheries that are part of a fishery improvement project (FIP). Click here for a Spanish version of the tool's executive summary.
  • July 30, 2021

    Tools and Guides

    Actualización de la Herramienta de Evaluación de FIP: un método estandarizado para medir el progreso de los FIP

    Resumen ejecutivo
  • July 16, 2021

    Tools and Guides

    Implementing area-based aquaculture management with data-driven tools

    This Aquaculture Technology Spotlight focuses on the growing number of data-driven tools that bring fish farmers and their data together to monitor the cumulative impacts and shared risks associated with aquaculture, beyond the traditional farm scale.
  • June 9, 2021

    Briefings

    Importing Illegal Seafood Under European Union Laws: Liabilities for Importers

    An SFP Policy Brief that identifies the various frameworks and mechanisms regulating illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) seafood under European Union laws, as well as the legal and financial liabilities for importers that arise under these frameworks.
  • May 11, 2021

    Reports and Papers

    Procurement Options to Support Use of Ropeless Gear in U.S. Lobster and Canadian Snow Crab and Lobster Fisheries

    This Expert Brief examines the threat posed to the Critically Endangered North Atlantic right whale from North American lobster and crab fisheries, and the potential for ropeless gear to eliminate this threat.