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  • You can use the Project Search Tool below to browse over the staff’s research projects, including their brief summaries, that are currently under way, or planned for the near future and funded under the 5-year Strategic Science Plan (2019-2023). The summaries include, for each project, background information, a work plan, and a progress report, as well as details of its relevance and purpose, external collaborators, duration, and deliverables; also, for existing projects, an update on activities since the previous year’s report.

    This information can also be found on the IATTC-98b-Staff activities and research plan.

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    86 Project(s)
    01 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
    Funded
    Objectives:
    Provide training and enhance communication between scientists and managers on management objectives, harvest strategies and management strategy evaluation (MSE).
    01 Jul 2019 - 31 Dec 2020
    Funded
    Objectives:
    • Continue support of IATTC Staff on technical development of MSE for tropical tunas.
    • Provide training and enhance dialogue / communication among scientists, managers and other stakeholders regarding the MSE process for tropical tunas through the facilitation of a series of workshops.
    • Elicit candidate reference points, harvest control rules, and performance measures from stakeholders to be tested in addition to the interim ones
    01 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019
    Funded
    Objectives:
    • Review the assessment model used for bigeye tuna
    • Improve the assumptions made in the assessment
    01 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019
    Funded
    Objectives:
    • Review the assessment model used for yellowfin tuna
    • Improve the assumptions made in the assessment
    01 Jul 2021 - 31 Dec 2022
    Funded
    Objectives:
    • Use of Achotines Laboratory as support for a wide array of research activities under the Strategic Science Plan
    • Improved links among early life history research, stock assessment and management of tropical tunas under a changing climate
    • Increased use of the Laboratory as support for IATTC’s capacity-building activities
    01 Apr 2021 - 01 May 2022
    Funded
    Objectives:
    • Bring together researchers to present and discuss the best practices for conducting fisheries stock assessment *
    • Review all the topics covered in previous CAPAM workshops
    • Use the information learned to improve the tropical tuna assessments and assessments of other species