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Declaración de Política: Una mejor gestión para todas las especies de ICCAT

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Hora de completar las piezas del rompecabezas

Declaracion de politica

El Pew Environment Group hace un llamamiento a los miembros de la Comisión Internacional para la Conservación del Atún Atlántico (ICCAT) para que tomen las siguientes medidas fundamentales en la 18ª Reunión extraordinaria de la Comisión.

1. Adoptar medidas basadas en los dictámenes científicos para el atún rojo del Atlántico

  
1.1 En sintonía con las recomendaciones científicas, no incrementar las cuotas para el atún rojo del Atlántico hasta que se incorpore a la evaluación de la población la mejor información científica disponible se reduzca el grado de incertidumbre
         y se aborde de forma eficaz el problema de la pesca ilegal
      1.1.1 Permitir que se recupere la población del Atlántico occidental     
      1.1.2 No incrementar las cuotas en el Atlántico oriental y el Mediterráneo

2. Adoptar medidas de conservación y gestión para proteger a los tiburones

  2.1 Prohibir la retención a bordo de ejemplares de marrajo sardinero (Lamna nasus) y otras especies de tiburón amenazadas y altamente vulnerables
   2.2 Fijar límites de captura concretos, precautorios y basados en los dictámenes científicos para el marrajo(Isurus oxyrinchus) y la tintorera (Prionace glauca)
   2.3 Exigir la aplicación de las mejores prácticas para reducir las capturas accidentales de tiburones y el aleteo de los mismos incluyendo requerir que los tiburones sean desembarcados con las aletas adheridas de manera natural a sus cuerpos
         y prohibir el uso de los cables de acero

3. Mejorar el nivel de cumplimiento de las medidas de ICCAT

   3.1 Implantar plenamente el programa electrónico de documentación de capturas de atún rojo (eBCD) para el comienzo de la temporada 2013 de pesca de cerco en el Mar Mediterráneo  
   3.2 Tomar medidas contundentes contra el uso ilegal de las redes de deriva que siguen usándose en el Mar Mediterráneo
   3.3 Acabar con todos los traspasos de remanentes de capturas de atún rojo del Atlántico
   3.4 Adoptar un programa sólido de medidas del Estado rector del puerto
   3.5 Mejorar la identificación de buques pesqueros, especialmente de los que pescan atún rojo
      3.5.1 Exigir que, como primer paso, todos los buques pesqueros de atún rojo autorizados a pescar y operar en el área del convenio que tengan una eslora total de 20 metros o superior o que pesquen fuera de la zona económica exclusiva de su Estado del pabellón, cuenten con un número OMI y que este número de identificación sea comunicado como parte de los registros de buques de ICCAT autorizados a pescar atún rojo
      3.5.2 Asegurarse de que las Partes contratantes y Partes, Entidades o Entidades pesqueras no contratantes colaboradoras (CPC) ejecutan de forma efectiva el mandato de notificar el número OMI de un buque presentando toda la información exigida en virtud de las Recomendaciones 11-12 y 10-04 antes de que acabe el año 2012 y de actualizar con la regularidad necesaria la información sobre los buques autorizados para que la Secretaría ejecutiva pueda garantizar que los registros están públicamente disponibles en tiempo real     
      3.5.3 Asegurarse de que todos los requisitos de documentación en relación con el atún rojo son coherentes con la obligación de ICCAT de notificar los números OMI de los buques pesqueros de atún rojo y que se introducen enmiendas a los Anexos 2–6 de la Recomendación 10-04 y a los Anexos 1, 2 y 3 de la Recomendación 11-20 para exigir que el número OMI sea indicado en todos los formularios y requisitos relevantes
   3.6 Examinar el nivel de aplicación y cumplimiento de las medidas existentes para los tiburones

4. Iniciar el proceso formal para modificar el texto del Convenio Internacional para la Conservación del Atún Atlántico

   4.1 Actualizar el texto del convenio de ICCAT para incluir explícitamente los tiburones
   4.2 Aplicar el enfoque ecosistémico a la gestión de las pesquerías y garantizar que el enfoque precautorio rija todas las decisiones de conservación y gestión

Resource File: Declaración de Política: Una mejor gestión para todas las especies de ICCAT

 

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