Earth Observations for Tuna Fisheries Management Workshop Series

To showcase and increase awareness of Earth observation information for sustainable fisheries management, GEO Blue Planet hosted a workshop series focused on the use of Earth observations for sustainable tuna fisheries. GEO Blue Planet invites relevant stakeholders, including those involved in tuna RFMOs, fisheries management councils, technical experts and others to discuss the integration of EO in sustainable fisheries management. 




Agenda and Presentations

Current knowledge and understanding of climate change impacts on tuna fisheries 

12 November 2020


Time (UTC) Topic Presenter
10:00 – 10:05  Introductions, Welcome, Overview Leah Mupas Segui, GEO Blue Planet/NOAA
10:05 - 10:20 Observed and projected climate change effects on tuna fisheries in the Western Indian Ocean Francis Marsac, IRD and Hassan Moustahfid, NOAA
10:20 - 10:35 Large-scale distribution of tuna and swordfish in a warming ocean Maite Erauskin-Extramiana, AZTI
10:35 - 10:50 Socio-economic impacts of climate-driven tuna redistribution in the
Pacific Ocean
Johann Bell, Conservation International
10:50 - 11:30 Discussion