Indonesia Indian Ocean and Western Central Pacific Ocean tuna - longline

Primary tabs

Overview

The Indonesian – National Longline Tuna Longline FIP is being launched in November 2019. The FIP consists of 17 Indonesian fishing and tuna processing companies, and the Indonesian Tuna Longline Association (ATLI). The FIP aims to improve fishing practices for Indonesian Longline fishers operating in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. The FIP also aims to meet the increasing demand for tuna caught by Longlines that operate in a responsible and sustainable manner by complying with the management measures issued by the National Government, and the IOTC and WCPFC. The scope of the fishery includes Yellowfin (Thunnus albacares), Bigeye (Thunnus obesus), Albacore (Thunnus alalunga) in the Indian Ocean, and Yellowfin and Bigeye in Western Central Pacific, within the Archipelagic Waters, ZEE and on the High Seas.

FIP Description 

The Indonesian – National Longline Tuna Longline FIP is being launched in November 2019. The FIP consists of 17 Indonesian fishing and tuna processing companies, and the Indonesian Tuna Longline Association (ATLI).

FIP Objective(s) 

The FIP's Objectives are:

  1. Improve the availability of accurate data on catches, retained and especially bycatch by strengthening information systems  and training by 2022.
  2. Increase observer onboard coverage >20 % by 2024.
  3. Ensure decision-making process happens in the relevant research, monitoring, evaluations and consultations by 2022.
  4. To achieve MSC certification by 2024.
FIP Type 
Comprehensive
FIP Stage 
Stage 3: FIP Implementation
Start and Projected End Dates
November 2019
December 2024
Next Progress Report Due 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Species 
Common Name 
Yellowfin Tuna
Scientific Name 
Thunnus albacares
Common Name 
Bigeye Tuna
Scientific Name 
Thunnus obesus
Common Name 
Albacore Tuna
Scientific Name 
Thunnus alalunga
Gear Type 
Longline
Location
FAO Major Fishing Area
Area 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
Area 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
Exclusive Economic Zones
Country 
Indonesia
Country Flag of Vessel 
Indonesia
Regional Fisheries Management Organization
IOTC
WCPFC
High Seas Name 
Indian Ocean
High Seas Name 
Pacific Ocean
Landings
Estimated Total FIP Landings 
3,105 metric tons
Estimated Total Fishery Landings 
19,773 metric tons
Landings Date 
December 2018
PrintPDF

FIP at a Glance

21% 32% 46%
November 01, 2019
21% 32% 46%
Progress Rating

A - Advanced Progress
Reserved for comprehensive FIPs that have a Stage 4 or 5 result within the past 12 months.

B - Good Progress
A FIP that has achieved a Stage 4 or 5 in more than 12 months AND Stage 3 activity in the last year; OR a basic FIP that has achieved Stage 4 or 5 achievements within the past 12 months.

C - Some Recent Progress
A FIP that has achieved a Stage 4 or 5 result in more than 12 (but less than 24) months but has not generated a Stage 3 result within the past 12 months OR a FIP younger than a year that has never achieved a Stage 4 or 5 result but has completed a Stage 3 activity.

D - Some Past Progress
A FIP for which the most recent publicly reported Stage 4 or 5 result is more than 24 (but less than 30) months.

E - Negligible Progress
A FIP older than a year that has not reported a Stage 4 or 5 result in more than 30 month (but less than 36) months; OR a FIP younger than 1 year that has not reported a Stage 3 activity.

The ratings are currently derived by SFP from publicly available data on FIP websites, including FisheryProgress.org, and are determined using the following methodology: View PDF
C Some Recent Progress
Actions Complete
  • Complete
  • Incomplete
Next Update Due FisheryProgress requires a FIP to provide update reports every six months, and two missed reports will render the FIP inactive. If a report is overdue, this date will appear red.
Jun 2020
Target End Date
Dec 2024

FIP Leads

Organization Name 
Indonesia Tuna Longline Association (ATLI)
Organization Type 
Industry
Primary Contact 
I Nyoman Sudarta
Phone 
+62361727399
Enter the public contact information for up to two leaders of the FIP. This information will be displayed on FisheryProgress.org for users who want to contact the FIP.