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In many cases, the Recommendations and Resolutions adopted by the Commission require the submission of information from Contracting Parties and Cooperating non-Contracting Parties, Entities or Fishing Entities (CPCs), either through their annual reports, or through specific procedures by deadlines set by the Commission.

Guidelines for submitting data & information required by ICCAT

Please note that requests for information may not be exhaustive, as certain Recommendations and Resolutions may require specific actions by individual Contracting Parties or non-Contracting Parties, Entities or Fishing Entities. For a full set of ICCAT management Recommendations and Resolutions currently in force, please see the section on Resolutions, Recommendations and other Decisions.

List of 2021 Reporting Requirements for the Commission

Req Nº [old Nº] Information required Reference Para. Deadline Form Information required from Email address
M:GEN01 GEN0001 Annual Reports  Convention;
Res. 01-16; Ref. 12-13 and Rec. 18-07
Para 1 of Rec. 18-07 15 Sep See Ref.12-13.
A circular with the format will be sent. NB. The Reporting requirement form is updated annually.
All CPCs. A report should be submitted even if your CPC is not actively involved in any ICCAT fisheries. If reporting "not-applicable" for any particular requirement, a brief explanation should be provided info@iccat.int
M:GEN02 GEN0002 Report on implementation of reporting obligations for all ICCAT fisheries, including shark species  Rec. 11-15 Para 1 15 Sep See Ref.12-13 All CPCs. See above GEN 0001. This requirement is a repetition of the Annual Report info@iccat.int
M:GEN03 GEN0003 ICCAT Compliance Reporting Table Rec. 16-16; 18-7               [11-11] Para 1; Para 4 15 Aug CP13-COC_Sec All CPCs which catch any of the species involved. If no catches, the Secretariat should be informed of that by the deadline in response to this requirement info@iccat.int
M:GEN04 GEN0004 Vessel Chartering - summary report Rec. 13-14 Para 14 31 Jul CP36-ChartSum CPCs who charter vessels from other flag CPCs info@iccat.int
M:GEN05 GEN0005 Vessel Chartering - arrangements and termination Rec. 13-14 Para 13 At time of making arrangement and at time of termination CP53-ChartrCP_FS All CPCs involved in chartering agreements. Parties involved should ensure accuracy of information and agreed bilaterally before submission info@iccat.int
M:GEN06 GEN0006a Transhipment reports - at sea Rec.  16-15 Para  22   15 Sep CP37-TransRep
[Note: this form contains 2 sheets]
CPCs carrying out transhipments at sea  info@iccat.int
M:GEN06 GEN0006b Transhipment reports in - port Rec.  16-15 Appendix 3, Para 6 15 Sep CP37-TransRep
[Note: this form contains 2 sheets]
CPCs carrying out transhipments in port info@iccat.int
M:GEN07 GEN0007 Transhipment declaration (at sea) Rec.  16-15 Para  17 Within 24 hours CP19-TransDec Masters of carrier vessels carrying out transhipments at sea ROP_info@iccat.int
M:GEN08 GEN0008 Carrier vessels authorised to receive transhipments of tuna and tuna-like species in the Atlantic Ocean, either at-sea or in-port Rec. 16-15 Paras 7 and  8 Each year at time of authorisation and at time of change CP01-VessLsts
[Note: this form contains 3 sheets]
Any party (Contracting or otherwise) which authorises its vessels to receive transhipments of ICCAT species in the Convention area  info@iccat.int
M:GEN09 GEN0009 LSPLVs which are authorised to tranship to carrier vessels in the Atlantic Ocean (and  subsequent modifications) Rec. 16-15 Paras 13 Each year at time of authorisation and at time of change CP46-VessTran Any CPC which authorises its pelagic longline vessels to tranship at sea in the Convention area info@iccat.int
M:GEN10 GEN0010a Points of contact for port entry notifications  Rec. 18-09 Para 8 At least 14 days before change takes effect CP24-AuthPort CPCs which have designated ports into which they grant access to foreign fishing vessels. info@iccat.int
M:GEN10 GEN0010b Contact points for receiving copies of Port Inspection reports Rec. 18-09 Para 8 At least 14 days before change takes effect No standard format CPCs whose vessels enter foreign ports and may be subject to inspection. info@iccat.int
M:GEN11 GEN0011 List of designated ports into which foreign fishing vessels may request entry Rec. 18-09 Para 9; Para 10 At time of change CP24-AuthPort CPCs which grant access to their ports to foreign fishing vessels info@iccat.int
M:GEN12 GEN0012 Advance notification period required for entry into port of foreign fishing vessels Rec. 18-09 Para 12; Para 15 14 days before change takes effect CP24-AuthPort CPCs which have designated ports into which they grant access to foreign fishing vessels info@iccat.int
M:GEN13 GEN0013 Report of Denial of Entry or Denial of Use of port Rec. 18-09 Paras 18 and 24  Promptly No specific format CPCs who have denied access to, or use of, their designated port to a foreign fishing vessels which has requested entry/use of said port info@iccat.int
M:GEN14 GEN0014 Copies of port inspection reports containing findings of potential non-compliance or apparent infringement (and others where practicable) Rec. 18-09 Para 33 No later than 14 days following the date of completion of the inspection/promptly CP28-InspectRp CPCs granting access to their ports to foreign fishing vessels having found indications of potential non-compliance or apparent infringement (and reports without infringement if practicable) info@iccat.int
M:GEN15 GEN0015 Action taken following port inspection if apparent infringement is found Rec. 18-09 Para 36 Promptly No specific format CPCs having found apparent infringements during port inspection  info@iccat.int
M:GEN16 GEN0016 Notification of results of investigation of apparent infringements following port inspection Rec. 18-09  Para 37 Within 6 months following receipt of apparent infringement report No specific format but elements listed on https://www.iccat.int/en/portinspection.html should be included CPCs whose vessels are found, during port inspection, to have apparently infringed ICCAT Conservation and Management measures  info@iccat.int
M:GEN17 GEN0017 Information of bilateral or multilateral agreements/arrangements that allow for an inspector exchange program designed to promote cooperation Rec. 18-09 Para 40 15 Sep Ref.12-13. To include in Annual Report Any CPCs which have entered into such arrangements info@iccat.int
M:GEN18 GEN0018 Access agreements and changes Rec. 14-07 Para 1; 3 At time of agreement/change CP39-AccAgr (Form A) CPCs which enter into access agreements info@iccat.int
M:GEN19 GEN0019 Summary of activities carried out pursuant to access agreements, including all catches Rec.  14-07 Para 5 15 Sep CP39-AccAgr (Form B) CPCs involved in access agreements info@iccat.int
M:GEN20 GEN0020 List of vessels of 20 metres LOA or greater Rec.  13-13; 14-10 Paras 2 and 3;                  Paras 1 and 2 At time of change, within 45  days of authorisation CP01-VessLsts
[Note: this form contains 3 sheets]
All CPCs operating vessels 20 m LOA or greater or changes from previous submissions info@iccat.int
M:GEN21 GEN0021 Vessels 20 m LOA or greater internal actions report  Rec. 13-13 Para 6 At time of change CP10-IntAc20 All CPCs operating vessels 20 m LOA or greater with updated information to report info@iccat.int
M:GEN22 GEN0022 Redundant            
M:GEN23 GEN0023 Techniques used to manage sport and recreational fisheries Res. 99-07 Para 2 15 Sep Ref.12-13. To include in Annual Report All CPCs with sport and recreational catches of ICCAT managed species info@iccat.int
M:GEN24 GEN0024 Vessels involved in IUU Fishing  Rec. 18-08 Para 2 70 days before Annual meeting CP11-IUULst CPCs with information on presumed IUU activities of fishing vessels 12 meters or greater LOA  info@iccat.int
M:GEN25 GEN0025 Comments on IUU allegations   Rec. 18-08 Para 3 30 days before Annual meeting No specific format CPCs against whose vessels IUU allegations have been brought or CPCs with additional information to provide info@iccat.int
M:GEN26 GEN0026 Trade measures; submission of import and landing data Rec. 06-13 Para 1 15 September CP12-TM0613 CPCs with relevant information to report info@iccat.int
M:GEN27 GEN0027 Data on non-compliance Rec. 08-09 Para 1 120 days before Annual meeting  No specific format CPC (and NGOs) with information on suspected non-compliance of ICCAT measures info@iccat.int
M:GEN28 GEN0028 Findings of investigations in relation to allegations of non-compliance Rec. 08-09 Para 3 30 days before Annual meeting No specific format CPCs with relevant information to report info@iccat.int
M:GEN29 GEN0029 Vessels sightings  Rec. 19-09 Para 1 Promptly CP18-VessSight CPCs with information on vessels sightings  info@iccat.int
M:GEN30 GEN0030 Actions taken with regard to reports of vessel sightings Rec. 19-09 Para 2a Promptly No specific format Parties whose vessels have been sighted as reported under Rec. 19-09 info@iccat.int
M:GEN31 GEN0031 National authority responsible for at-sea inspection and other supporting maritime agencies as may be appropriate and/or National authority responsible for the bluefin tuna trap and farming activities Res. 19-17 Para 4a and 4b At time of participation in voluntary scheme No specific format Only CPCs wishing to participate in the voluntary exchange of inspection personnel info@iccat.int
M:GEN32 GEN0032 Designated point(s) of contact (POC) within that authority with responsibility for program implementation Res. 19-17 Para 4c At time of participation in voluntary scheme No specific format Only CPCs wishing to participate in the voluntary exchange of inspection personnel info@iccat.int
M:GEN33 GEN0033 Reporting  on any activities carried out under the pilot program for exchange of inspection personnel Res. 19-17 Para 12 No deadline established, but submission of information one month in advance of Annual meeting would be appreciated No specific format Only CPCs who have participated in the voluntary exchange of inspection personnel info@iccat.int
M:GEN34 GEN0034 Request for removal of vessel from final IUU vessel list   Rec. 18-08 Para 13 15 Jul No specific format CPC or non-CPC whose vessel appears on the final IUU list info@iccat.int
M:GEN35 GEN0035 Emergency Action Plan (EAP) for observer recovery Rec. 19-10 Para 7 1 Jan 2021 and updates as applicable thereafter In accordance with Annex 1 of Rec. 19-10 CPCs on whose vessels ICCAT Regional Observers may be deployed info@iccat.int
M:GEN36 GEN0036 Reports on observer incidents triggering provisions of the EAP, including any corrective action taken Rec. 19-10 Para 10 At time of incident No specific format CPCs on whose vessels ICCAT Regional Observers may be deployed info@iccat.int
M:GEN37 GEN0037 Report of lost fishing gear retrieved Rec. 19-11 Para 5 Within 24 hours of incident or within 24 hours of returning to port CP51-ALDFG CPCs which have retrieved lost gears other than LL info@iccat.int
M:GEN38 GEN0038 Report of lost fishing gear not retrieved Rec. 19-11 Para 4 Within 24 hours or within 24 hours of returning to port CP52-FLFG CPCS which lost gears other than LL which cannot be retrieved info@iccat.int
M:GEN39 GEN0039 Points of contact to facilitate cooperation on vessel sighting (optional) Rec. 19-09 Para 7 When available  No specific format CPCs wishing to provide points of contact for the exchange of information pursuant to Rec. 19-09 info@iccat.int

Req Nº [old Nº] Information required Reference Para. Deadline Form Information required from Email address
M:BFT01 BFT1001 Bluefin tuna farming facilities Rec. 06-07 Para 9b At time of change CP07-FarmLst CPCs involved in bluefin tuna farming info@iccat.int
M:BFT02 BFT1002 Bluefin tuna farming reports Rec. 06-07 Para 5 31 Aug CP09-FarmCgDc CPCs involved in bluefin tuna farming info@iccat.int
M:BFT03 BFT1003 Carry over of caged fish declaration  Rec.  18-13 Para 7 15 days after start of purse seine season CP09-FarmCgDc CPCs with farmed fish remaining in cages  info@iccat.int
M:BFT04 BFT1004 Bluefin tuna caging report/declaration  Rec. 19-04/20-07 and Rec. 06-07  Para 86; Para 102;                  Para 2a Within one week after the completion of the caging operation CP09-FarmCgDc / Attachment to Rec. 06-07  CPCs involved in bluefin tuna farming info@iccat.int
M:BFT05 BFT1005 Bluefin tuna traps Rec. 19-04/20-07 and Rec. 06-07  Para  55; Para 56 8 Feb CP21-TrapLst CPCs with traps fishing for bluefin tuna in East Atl. + Medi; should be included with Annual Fishing Plan info@iccat.int
M:BFT06 BFT1006 Redundant            
M:BFT07 BFT1007 Fishing, inspection and capacity plans  Rec.  19-04/20-07; Ref. 16-24 (revised) Para 14 8 Feb CP47-EBFTPlans CPCs which licence vessels to fish E-BFT info@iccat.int
M:BFT08 BFT1008 Farming capacity plan (and revisions if appropriate) Rec.  19-04/20-07; Ref. 16-24 (revised) Paras 14d & 24 8 Feb
and
1 Jun
no specific format CPCs involved in bluefin tuna farming info@iccat.int
M:BFT09 BFT1009 Modifications to fishing plans  Rec.  19-04/20-07 Para 17 At least one working day before exercise of the activity no specific format CPCs fishing bluefin tuna in East Atl. + Medi info@iccat.int
M:BFT10 BFT1010 Information on regulations and other related documents adopted for implementation of                Rec. 18-02 Rec.  19-04/20-07 Para 118 At time of request by Secretariat no specific format CPCs fishing and/or farming bluefin tuna in East Atl. + Medi info@iccat.int
M:BFT11 BFT1011 Bluefin tuna catches 2020 Rec.  19-04/20-07 Para 57 31 Jul
or within 7 months of the completion of the fishing season for those CPCs that end their fishing campaign in July
ST01-T1FC - Please see S2 scientific requirements CPCs whose vessels caught E-BFT in 2020 info@iccat.int
M:BFT12 BFT1012 Bluefin tuna catching vessels Rec.  19-04/20-07 Paras 49 a) & 50 i) and Para 52 15 days before the beginning of the fishing activity (see paragraphs 29-31 of Rec. 18-02 for details) CP01-VessLsts
[Note: this form contains 3 sheets]
CPCs fishing bluefin tuna in East Atl. + Medi info@iccat.int
M:BFT13 BFT1013 Bluefin tuna other vessels Rec.  19-04/20-07 Paras 49 b) & 50 ii) and Para 52 15 days before start of activity / TBD CP01-VessLsts
[Note: this form contains 3 sheets]
CPCs fishing, farming or transporting bluefin tuna in East Atl. + Medi info@iccat.int
M:BFT14 BFT1014 Joint Fishing Operations Rec.  19-04/20-07  Paras 59-60 5 days before the start of the purse seine fishing season CP29-BFT_JFO CPCs participating in joint fishing operations info@iccat.int
M:BFT15 BFT1015 VMS messages Rec. 07-08; Rec. 19-04/20-07    Para 5; Para 105 At least every  hour (purse seine) two hours all others); transmission to start at least 5 days before period of authorisation and continue at least 5 days after period of authorisation. NAF format CPCs with vessels with a length equal to or greater than 15m operating for East Atl and Medi BFT info@iccat.int
M:BFT16 BFT1016 Joint Inspection Scheme plans Rec.  19-04/20-07 Para 14 c) and Annex 7, Para 16  8 Feb No specific format CPCs participating in the ICCAT Scheme of Joint International Inspection info@iccat.int
M:BFT17 BFT1017 List of inspection vessels Rec.  19-04/20-07 Annex 7, Para 7 As soon as practical in advance of the commencement of inspection activities No specific format CPCs participating in the ICCAT Scheme of Joint International Inspection info@iccat.int
M:BFT18 BFT1018 List of inspectors [and agencies] Rec.  19-04/20-07 Annex 7, Para 6 As soon as practical in advance of the commencement of inspection activities CP33-Inspector CPCs participating in the ICCAT Scheme of Joint International Inspection info@iccat.int
M:BFT19 BFT1019 Copies of inspection reports  from JIS Rec.  19-04/20-07 Annex 7, Para 12 Not specified In a numbered-form carbon-copy (available on request from the Secretariat) CPCs participating in the ICCAT Scheme of Joint International Inspection info@iccat.int
M:BFT20 BFT1020 Bluefin tuna transhipment ports Rec.  19-04/20-07  Para 69 8 Feb CP24-PortEBFT; to attach to Annual Fishing Plan  CPCs fishing bluefin tuna in East Atl. + Medi info@iccat.int
M:BFT21 BFT1021 Bluefin tuna landing ports Rec.  19-04/20-07  Para 69 8 Feb CP24-PortEBFT; to attach to Annual Fishing Plan  CPCs fishing bluefin tuna in East Atl. + Medi info@iccat.int
M:BFT22 BFT1022 Bluefin tuna weekly catch reports (including traps) Rec.  19-04/20-07 Para 74 Every week   CP26-WcRp CPCs fishing bluefin tuna in East Atl. + Medi info@iccat.int
M:BFT23 BFT1023 Bluefin tuna monthly catch reports  Rec.  17-06/20-06 Para 24 By last day of each month following month of catch CP25-McRp All CPCs fishing bluefin tuna in the western Atlantic info@iccat.int
M:BFT24 BFT1024 Dates when entire quota of bluefin tuna has been utilized Rec.  19-04/20-07  Para 75 As soon as EBFT quota is exhausted No specific format CPCs fishing bluefin tuna in East Atl. + Medi info@iccat.int
M:BFT25 BFT1025 Report on steps taken to encourage tag and release of all fish less than 30 kg/115 cm Rec.  17-06/20-06 Para 11 15 Sep Ref. 12-13. To include in Annual Report CPCs fishing bluefin tuna in western Atlantic info@iccat.int
M:BFT26 BFT1026 Redundant            
M:BFT27 BFT1027 BCD Annual Report Rec. 18-13 Para 34 15 Sep CP30-BCD_Rep CPCs importing or exporting bluefin tuna during the period 1 January to 31 December of the previous year info@iccat.int
M:BFT28 BFT1028 Validation seals and signatures for BCDs  Rec. 18-13 Para 28 At time of change CP15-SDP_Valid CPCs exporting or re-exporting bluefin tuna for which a BCD was issued in paper info@iccat.int
M:BFT29 BFT1029 BCD Contact points Rec. 18-13 Para 30 At time of change No specific format CPCs exporting or re-exporting bluefin tuna info@iccat.int
M:BFT30 BFT1030 BCD legislation Rec. 18-13 Para 28 At time of change No specific format CPCs exporting or re-exporting bluefin tuna info@iccat.int
M:BFT31 BFT1031 BCD tagging summary, sample tag Rec. 18-13 Para 21 At time of change No specific format CPCs with tail tagging schemes info@iccat.int
M:BFT32 BFT1032 Vessels not included as BFT fishing vessels but known or presumed to have fished E-BFT Rec.  19-04/20-07 Para 58 Whenever available No specific format CPCs with information indicating that vessels not on the ICCAT Record of BFT catching vessels have caught E-BFT info@iccat.int
M:BFT33 BFT1033 Data needed for registration in eBCD system Rec.  18-12/20-08  Para 1 As required Through the eBCD system at https://etuna.iccat.int/ or through the forms provided by the Secretariat if no CPC Administrator has been activated All CPCs involved in catch, farming or trade of bluefin tuna compliance@iccat.int
M:BFT34 BFT1034 Report on intra farm transfers and random controls Rec.  19-04/20-07  Para 103 In April of the year following the correspondent quota period Minimum percentage of controled fish included in annual farming management plan (no specific format)  CPCs involved in bluefin tuna farming info@iccat.int

Req Nº [old Nº] Information required Reference Para. Deadline Form Information required from Email address
M:TRO01 TRO2001 List of BET/YFT/SKJ vessels and subsequent changes Rec. 19-02  Para 44 At time of change CP01-VessLsts
[Note: this form contains 3 sheets]
All CPCs with vessels 20 meters length overall (LOA) or greater flying their flag allowed to fish bigeye and/or yellowfin tunas and/or skipjack in the Convention area, and/or vessels flying their flag used for any kind of support to this fishing activity. info@iccat.int
M:TRO02 TRO2002 List of authorized vessels which fished bigeye and/or yellowfin and/or skipjack tunas in previous year Rec. 19-02 Para 48 31 Jul ST01-T1FC - Please see S2 scientific requirements All CPCs whose vessels fished for bigeye/yellowfin/skipjack tuna in 2019 or supported this fishing activity. See also scientific requirements. info@iccat.int
M:TRO03 TRO2003 Reports on investigation of IUU activity by BET/YFT/SKJ vessels Rec. 19-02 Para 51 Without delay  No specific format Any CPC whose vessels have allegedly carried out IUU activity  info@iccat.int
M:TRO04 TRO2004 Redundant            
M:TRO05 TRO2005 Redundant            
M:TRO06 TRO2006 Data from ICCAT statistical document programs Rec. 01-21; 18-07 Para 5; Para 2 1 Apr
and
15 Sep
 CP16-SDP-REP CPCs importing frozen bigeye info@iccat.int
M:TRO07 TRO2007 Validation seals and signatures for SDPs Rec. 01-21  Para 3 At time of change CP15-SDP_Valid CPCs exporting frozen bigeye tuna; all swordfish info@iccat.int
M:TRO08 TRO2008 Redundant            
M:TRO09 TRO2009 Quarterly catches of Tropical tuna Rec. 19-02 Para 13 Within 30 days of the end of the quarter CP50-TROP_MQcRp All CPCs catching tropical tuna in the Convention area info@iccat.int
M:TRO10 TRO2010 Steps taken to minimalise ecological impacts of  FADs (include in FAD management plan - see also requirement S25) Rec. 19-02 Para 40 iii 31 Jan To include in S25 FAD (Format = Annex 1 of Rec. 19-02) CPCs deploying FADs to catch tropical tuna info@iccat.int
M:TRO11 TRO2011 Tropical Tuna Fishing/Capacity plans  Rec. 19-02 Para 22 31 Jan  CP48_TropPlans CPC fishing with recent average catches of more than 1,000 t for tropical tuna (plans)  info@iccat.int
M:TRO12 TRO2012 Redundant            
M:TRO13 TRO2013 Monthly catches of tropical tuna (BET; SKJ; YFT) Rec. 19-02 Para 14 By last day of the month following the month in which the catches were made CP25-McRp CPCs operating Longline or Purse Seine bigeye tuna fisheries in the Convention area info@iccat.int
M:TRO14 TRO2014 Weekly catches of bigeye tuna Rec. 19-02 Para 14 Every week after 80% of catch limit is reached CP26-WcRp CPCs whose PS / LL fisheries have reached 80% of their quota info@iccat.int
M:TRO15 TRO2015 Dates when entire catch limit of bigeye tuna has been utilized Rec. 19-02 Para 16 As soon as BET quota is exhausted No specific format All CPCs with a quota or catch limit for bigeye tuna info@iccat.int
M:TRO16 TRO2016 Redundant            
M:TRO17 TRO2017 Maximum on board by-catch limit for tropical tunas Rec. 19-02 Para 43 15 September With Annual Report CPC which allow by-catch of tropical tunas by vessels not authorized to fish for tropical tunas  info@iccat.int
M:TRO18 TRO2018 Measure taken to ensure compliance with TRO 2017 Rec. 19-02 Para 43 15 Sep With Annual Report CPC which allow by-catch of tropical tunas by vessels not authorized to fish for tropical tunas  info@iccat.int
M:TRO19 TRO2019 Difference between fishing effort 2018 and fishing effort 2020 Rec. 19-02 Para 31 15 Sep No specific format All CPCs fishing for tropical tuna speces in 2020 info@iccat.int
M:TRO20 TRO2020 Results of trials on electronic monitoring Rec. 19-02 Para 55 31 Mar
(for review by IMM)
SCRS document (TRO SG) All CPCs fishing for tropical tuna speces in 2020 info@iccat.int
STATS-info@iccat.int

Req Nº [old Nº] Information required Reference Para. Deadline Form Information required from Email address
M:SWO01 SWO3001 Data from ICCAT statistical document programs Rec.  01-22; 18-07 Para 5; Para 2 1 Apr
and
15 Sep
 CP16-SDP-REP CPCs importing all swordfish info@iccat.int
M:SWO02 SWO3002 Validation seals and signatures for SDPs Rec. 01-22 Para 3 At time of change CP15-SDP_Valid CPCs exporting frozen bigeye tuna; all swordfish info@iccat.int
M:SWO03 SWO3003 List of vessels targetting MED-SWO Rec. 16-05  Para 27 15 Jan CP01-VessLsts
[Note: this form contains 3 sheets]
CPCs which fish SWO in the Medi. All vessels regardless of size info@iccat.int
M:SWO04 SWO3004 List of sport/recreational vessels authorized to catch Med-SWO Rec. 16-05 Para 21 At least 15 days before the exercise of the activities  CP01-VessLsts
[Note: this form contains 3 sheets] / TBD
CPCs which operate sport/recreational fisheries in the Mediterranean which may catch SWO. Only rod and reel vessels may be classified as sport/recreational info@iccat.int
M:SWO05 SWO3005 List of special fishing permits for harpoons or longline for highly-migratory pelagic stocks in the Mediterranean for the previous year Rec. 16-05 Paras 2 and 3;                           Para 43 31 Jul ST01-T1FC - Please see S2 scientific requirements CPCs fishing for highly-migratory pelagic stocks in the Mediterranean with harpoons or longliners in 2019. Please see also scientific requirements info@iccat.int
M:SWO06 SWO3006 Report on implementation of Med-SWO closure Rec. 16-05  Para 13 2 months before the Annual meeting  No specific format CPCs which fish SWO in the Mediterranean info@iccat.int
M:SWO07 SWO3007 Development or fishing/management plan for North swordfish Rec. 17-02 Para 5 15 Sep CP41-NSWOPlan CPCs wishing to report modifications to their development/fishing/management plans for N. SWO  info@iccat.int
M:SWO08 SWO3008 Redundant          
M:SWO09 SWO3009 Redundant          
M:SWO10 SWO3010 List of authorised ports for MED-SWO Rec. 16-05 Para 31 1 Mar  CP24-AuthPort CPCs which authorise the landing of Mediterranean swordfish in their ports info@iccat.int
M:SWO11 SWO3011 Quarterly reports of MED-SWO catches Rec. 16-05 Para 37 30 Jan30 Apr;      30 Jul;  and  30 Oct Excel sheet to be circulated CPC which fish SWO in the Mediterranean info@iccat.int
M:SWO12 SWO3012 Summary of implementation of tagging programme Rec. 16-05 Para 26 As soon as developed No specific format CPCs which tag landed Med-SWO caught in sport/recreational fisheries info@iccat.int
M:SWO13 SWO3013 List of inspection vessels Rec. 16-05 Annex 1 As soon as information is available, in advance of the commencement of inspection activities No specific format CPCs participating in the ICCAT Scheme of Joint International Inspection info@iccat.int
M:SWO14 SWO3014 List of inspectors [and agencies] Rec. 16-05 Annex 1 Not specified CP33-Inspector CPCs participating in the ICCAT Scheme of Joint International Inspection info@iccat.int
M:SWO15 SWO3015 Specific authorisation for vessels 20m+ LOA for N. SWO Rec.  17-02 Para 13 At time of autorisation or change CP01-VessLsts
[Note: this form contains 3 sheets]
CPC which authorise their vessels to fish for N. Atl. SWO info@iccat.int
M:SWO16 SWO3016 Specific authorisation for vessels                        20m+ LOA for S. SWO Rec. 17-03 Para 8 At time of autorisation or change CP01-VessLsts
[Note: this form contains 3 sheets]
CPC which authorise their vessels to fish for S. Atl. SWO info@iccat.int
M:SWO17 SWO3017 Maximum onboard by-catch limit of N. SWO Rec. 17-02 Para 14 15 Sep Ref. 12-13. To include in Annual Report CPCs whose vessels may take North Atlantic swordfish as by-catch in other fisheries info@iccat.int
M:SWO18 SWO3018 Maximum onboard by-catch limit of S. SWO Rec. 17-03 Para 9 15 Sep Ref. 12-13. To include in Annual Report CPCs whose vessels may take South Atlantic swordfish as by-catch in other fisheries info@iccat.int
M:SWO19 SWO3019 Copies of inspection reports from JIS Rec. 16-05 Annex 1, Para 12 Not specified In a numbered-form carbon-copy, available on request from the Secretariat CPCs participating in the ICCAT Scheme of Joint International Inspection info@iccat.int
M:SWO20 SWO3020 Fishing plan for Mediterranean swordfish Rec. 16-05 Para 10 15 Mar  CP49-SWOMEDPlan CPCs fishing for Mediterranean swordfish  info@iccat.int

Req Nº [old Nº] Information required Reference Para. Deadline Form Information required from Email address
M:ALB01 ALB4001 Redundant            
M:ALB02 ALB4002 Redundant            
M:ALB03 ALB4003 List of Vessels authorised to fish for Mediterranean albacore Rec. 16-05 Para 28 15 Mar CP01-VessLsts
[Note: this form contains 3 sheets]
CPCs whose vessels (regardless of size) are authorised to fish for Mediterranean albacore info@iccat.int
M:ALB04 ALB4004 Specific authorisation for vessels 20m+ LOA for North Atlantic albacore Rec. 16-06 Para 10 At time of autorisation or change CP01-VessLsts
[Note: this form contains 3 sheets]
CPC which authorise their vessels to fish for N. Atl. ALB info@iccat.int
M:ALB05 ALB4005 Specific authorisation for vessels 20m+ LOA for South Atlantic albacore Rec. 16-07 Para 10 At time of autorisation or change CP01-VessLsts
[Note: this form contains 3 sheets]
CPC which authorise their vessels to fish for S. Atl. ALB info@iccat.int
M:ALB06 ALB4006 Maximum onboard by-catch limit of N. ALB Rec. 16-06 Para 11 15 Sep Ref. 12-13. To include in Annual Report CPCs whose vessels may take North Atlantic albacore as by-catch in other fisheries info@iccat.int
M:ALB07 ALB4007 Maximum onboard by-catch limit of S. ALB Rec. 16-07 Para 11 15 Sep Ref. 12-13. To include in Annual Report CPCs whose vessels may take South Atlantic albacore as by-catch in other fisheries info@iccat.int

Req Nº [old Nº] Information required Reference Para. Deadline Form Information required from Email address
M:BIL01 BIL5001 Report on the implementation of 19-05 and 16-11 Rec. 18-05/19-05 Para 1; Para 23 15 Sep Billfish Check Sheet All CPCs which did not previously submit a checksheet, or with updates to report, regardless whether or not billfish are targetted info@iccat.int
M:BIL02 BIL5002 Redundant            
M:BIL03 BIL5003 Redundant            
M:BIL04 BIL5004 Claim to  exemption to release live BUM/WHM/SPF and measures taken to limit application of this exemption to such fisheries Rec. 19-05 Para 10 No deadline specified, to be reported as applicable   Non-developing coastal CPCs catching marlins/SPF for local consumption by artisanal, subsistence, and small-scale coastal fisheries info@iccat.int
M:BIL05 BIL5005 Results of trials on electronic monitoring for BIL Rec. 19-05 Para 20 1 Mar SCRS document (BIL SG) CPCs trialling electronic monitoring systems with BIL interactions info@iccat.int

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M:SHK01 SHK7001 Redundant            
M:SHK02 SHK7002 Redundant            
M:SHK03 SHK7003 Redundant            
M:SHK04 SHK7004 Redundant            
M:SHK05 SHK7005 Details of implementation of and compliance with shark conservation and management measures  Rec. 16-13; Rec. 18-06 Para 1 15 Sep Shark Implemenation Check Sheet All CPCs which have not previously provided the check sheet. For those CPCs reporting "not applicable", and explanation as to why this is the case should be provided, as well as confirmation by the Shark Species Group. info@iccat.int
M:SHK06 SHK7006 Redundant            
M:SHK07 SHK7007 Redundant            

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M:BYC01 BYC8001 Report on implementation of Rec. 10-09, paras 1, 2 and 7, as amended by Rec. 13-11, and relevant actions taken to implement the FAO guidelines Rec. 10-09 Para 8 15 Sep Ref. 12-13. To include in Annual Report All CPCs info@iccat.int
M:BYC02 BYC8002 Report on implementation of seabird mitigation measures and NPOA for seabirds Rec. 11-09 Para 7 15 Sep CP44-BirdMit All CPCs operating fisheries in which seabirds may be taken incidentally info@iccat.int
M:BYC03 BYC8003 Report on steps taken to mitigate by-catch & reduce discards and any relevant research in this field Rec. 11-10 Para 1e 15 Sep Ref. 12-13. To include in Annual Report All CPCs which have by-catch and/or discards info@iccat.int

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M:SDP01 SDP9001 Description of pilot electronic statistical document systems Rec. 06-16 Para 4 15 Sep Ref. 12-13. To include in Annual Report Any CPC which has implemented a pilot electronic statistical document system (other than ICCAT eBCD) info@iccat.int
M:MIX01 MISC9002 Information and clarification regarding objections to ICCAT Recs Res. 12-11 Paras 2 and 3 At time of presenting objection No specific format Any CP which lodges an objection to an adopted Recommendation in accordance with Convention procedures info@iccat.int