INACTIVE Peru South Pacific swordfish - longline

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Reason for Inactivity 
FIP request

Confremar LLC USA is hosting a fishery improvement project for Pacific swordfish landed in Peru by two Spanish flagged longline vessels.  The product is frozen onboard.  The goal of the FIP is to help the fishery achieve certification by the Marine Stewardship Council with stepwise program improvements launched by Confremar.  Launched on August 21, 2017, the first step in the project's launch is the completion of a preliminary assessment of the longline fishery against the MSC standard.

FIP Description 

Confremar LLC USA is hosting a fishery improvement project for Pacific swordfish landed in Peru by two Spanish flagged longline vessels.  The product is frozen onboard.  The goal of the FIP is to help the fishery achieve certification by the Marin

FIP Objective(s) 

Objective 1: Improve the provision of catch and effort data to the WCPFC, by 2020.

Objective 2: Improve the fishery's impacts on sharks, by 2020.

Objective 3: Close remaining gaps to 80 (2.2.2, 2.3.1, 2.3.2, 3.2.3)

The goal of the FIP is to meet the MSC standard by 2022 at the level of the 80 scoreposts across Principles 1, 2 and 3.

 

FIP Type 
Basic
FIP Stage 
Stage 3: FIP Implementation
Species 
Common Name 
Swordfish
Scientific Name 
Xiphias gladius
Gear Type 
Longline
Location
Exclusive Economic Zones
Country 
Peru
Country Flag of Vessel 
Spain
Regional Fisheries Management Organization
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FIP Leads

Organization Name 
Confremar
Organization Type 
Industry
Primary Contact 
Eddie Corvalan
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