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  • 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


    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 19, 2021


    An SFP Policy Brief that discusses potential liability under various US laws for individuals and companies who buy or import illegal seafood.
  • 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


    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.  
  • October 14, 2020

    Sustainability Overviews

    2020 Reduction Fisheries Report

    The 2020 Reduction Fisheries Report finds that overall sustainability performance in the reduction fisheries sector has continued to decrease slightly since 2018, although industry leadership and commitment remains solid. Download the companion report on alternative aquaculture feeds here.
  • September 17, 2020

    Reports and Papers

    ASDA Bycatch Report and Audit

    An assessment by Sustainable Fisheries Partnership, RSPB/Birdlife International, and Whale and Dolphin Conservation of the “bycatch,” the capture of non-target species, in the fisheries that supply Asda’s seafood. Download the full audit here.
  • September 11, 2020

    Annual Reports

    SFP Annual Report 2019-2020

    SFP's 2019-2020 annual report covers our progress toward our goal of 100-percent sustainable seafood in 2019, and the challenges we're facing in 2020 and the years ahead.  
  • April 28, 2020

    Reports and Papers

    Embedding Social Issues in Fishery Improvement Efforts

    SFP's 2019 report on embedding social issues in fishery improvement efforts, updated with respect to COVID-19 in April 2020. Download the report annex here.