Tropical Tuna Commission - Established by international convention in 1950, the
IATTC is responsible for the conservation and management of tunas and other species
harvested in the ETP. A Regional
Vessel Register is maintained that lists all vessels authorized, by the Parties, to
fish in the convention area.
AIDCP The Agreement on the International Dolphin
Conservation Program has been ratified or acceded by 13 states, including the U.S. and
is applied provisionally by an additional two. Among the objectives of the Agreement are
to reduce dolphin mortalities and to ensure the long-term sustainability of the tuna
stocks within the Agreement Area. Through the Agreement, an International
Tuna Tracking System and the International
Dolphin-Safe Certification System have been established.