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Home » IOSEA Fisheries-Turtle Interactions

Indian Ocean South East Asia Fisheries-Turtle Interactions

IOSEA Synthesis paper  “Insights into Indian Ocean Fisheries-Turtle Interactions”

IOSEA cooperation with  RFMOs

IOSEA Programme of Work on the mitigation of marine turtle – fisheries interactions

Online news on the issue of marine turtle bycatch

Training/ education materials

Resolutions, Recommendations, Decisions towards the mitigation of fisheries-marine turtle interactions in the IOSEA region

Further Reading

 

Online news on fisheries-turtle interactions

IOSEA Profiles of the Month, Features, Headlines and Message Board articles on the topic of fisheries-turtle interactions featured on the IOSEA Website from 2003 to early 2015 are listed below, in chronological order.

IOSEA Headline. 2 April 2015. Study: ‘Ghost nets’ harming and killing marine species.

— IOSEA Feature. 28 March 2014. Marine turtle discussions at the 16th IOTC Scientific Committee meeting.

— IOSEA Message Board. 27 March 2015. New animation from ORP: ‘Threats of Ghost Fishing’.

— IOSEA Headline. 25 March 2015. Pakistan: Killing of over 1,800 marine turtles last year.

— IOSEA Message Board. 9 March 2015. New brochure on olive ridley turtle entanglement in ghost nets.

— IOSEA Message Board. 27 February 2015. Tanzania: Latest news from Sea Sense! Issue 23.

— IOSEA Profile of the Month. February 2015. Marine turtle – fisheries interactions discussed at IOTC/WPEB meeting.

— IOSEA Feature. 29 January 2015. Malaysia: Putting an end to turtle bycatch in nets.

— IOSEA Headline. 26 January 2015. Maldives: Coco Collection partners with Olive Ridley Project.

— IOSEA Headline. 19 December 2014. Australia: Saltwater crocodile feeds on dead turtle.

— IOSEA Headline. 18 December 2014. Australia: Deakin researcher’s call to save rare 500kg turtle.

— IOSEA Feature. 15 December 2014. SPREP calls for increased attention to fisheries bycatch.

— IOSEA Headline. 6 November 2014. Maldives: Coco Bodu Hithi welcomes the Olive Ridley Project.

— IOSEA Profile of the Month. November 2014. Seventh Meeting of IOSEA Signatory States - Summary Report.

— IOSEA Profile of the Month. October 2014. An interview with the IOSEA Marine Turtle MoU Coordinator.

— IOSEA Headline. 17 April 2014. Interview: Declining Pacific Leatherback turtle populations.

— IOSEA Feature. 16 April 2014. Satellite-tracking project sheds light on hawkbill turtle movements in the Gulf.

— IOSEA Headline. 14 April 2014. Australia: impact of ghost nets on turtles investigated.

— IOSEA Feature. 28 March 2014. Marine turtle discussions at the 16th IOTC Scientific Committee meeting.

— IOSEA Headline. 25 March 2014. Solutions for sea turtles to be discussed in New Orleans.

— IOSEA Headline. 20 February 2014. Legal harvest of marine turtles tops 42,000 each year.

— IOSEA Headline. 17 February 2014. Australia: Rangers’ network in Cape York region saves turtles.

— IOSEA Headline. 11 February 2014. Study: Atlantic Ocean risk zones for leatherback turtles.

— IOSEA Feature. 20 January 2014. Olive Ridley Project - Maldives: new website.

— IOSEA Headline. 18 January 2014. Study: Identifying danger zones to prevent turtle deaths.

— IOSEA Headline. 10 January 2014. Riddled with Problems: The Olive Ridley in India.

— IOSEA Headline. 4 December 2013. Study: the moon influences loggerhead turtle bycatch.

— IOSEA Headline. 11 November 2013. Ultraviolet nets significantly reduce sea turtle bycatch.

— IOSEA Message Board. 17 October 2013. Information on the 2014 ISTS fisheries workshop (VIMS/WWF).

— IOSEA Headline. 1 October 2013. “CSI turtle” investigates into ghost fishing nets in the Maldives.

— IOSEA Feature. 27 September 2013. IOTC Working Party on Ecosystems and Bycatch meets in La Réunion.

— IOSEA Headline. 22 August 2013. Australian endangered species: Leatherback Turtle.

— IOSEA Headline. 6 August 2013. UV-emitting diodes help keep sea turtles out of gillnets.

— IOSEA Profile of the Month. August 2013. Ecological Risk Assessment for sea turtles of the Indian Ocean.

— IOSEA Message Board. 23 May 2013. GhostNets Australia Data Summary Report 2010 - 2012.

— IOSEA Headline. 10 May 2013. Australia: Turtle caught in discarded fishing trap.

— IOSEA Message Board. 24 April 2013. Ghost Nets Australia 2012 Annual Report Just Released.

— IOSEA Headline. 16 April 2013. Duke scientists assess accidental turtle catching.

— IOSEA Headline. 11 April 2013. Maldives: 3 more Olive Ridley turtles freed from ghost nets.

— IOSEA Headline. 1 April 2013. Study maps sea turtle deaths.

— IOSEA Profile of the Month. April 2013. IOTC / IOSEA reports give insights into Indian Ocean fisheries-turtle interactions.

— IOSEA Headline. 19 February 2013. Saving sea turtles from extinction.

— IOSEA Profile of the Month. February 2013. 2012 End-of-Year Review and Look Ahead to 2013.

— IOSEA Feature. 25 January 2013. Marine Stewardship Council activities of relevance to marine turtle conservation in the Indian Ocean.

— IOSEA Profile of the Month. January 2013. Turtle Talk at the IOTC Scientific Committee Meeting.

— IOSEA Profile of the Month. December 2012. European Union Purse Seine Fishery - Sea Turtle Interactions in the Indian Ocean.

— IOSEA Headline. 2 December 2012. Oceans: NOAA rethinking sea turtle protection measures.

— IOSEA Headline. 8 November 2012. Malaysia: Surrender turtle bycatch, fishermen urged.

— IOSEA Headline. 6 November 2012. Kuwait- Fishing gear damaging marine life.

— IOSEA Profile of the Month. October 2012. Turtles get attention at the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission’s WPEB meeting.

— IOSEA Message Board. 25 September 2012. Assessing RFMOs on bycatch management.

— IOSEA Feature. 28 August 2012. BOBLME Review of Marine Turtle Conservation in the Northern Indian Ocean.

— IOSEA Feature. 16 July 2012. IOTC adopts updated resolution on marine turtle conservation.

— IOSEA Message Board. 29 June 2012. Performance Assessment of Bycatch and Discards Governance by RFMOs.

— IOSEA Message Board. 27 June 2012. Bycatch Reduction Techniques Database.

— IOSEA Profile of the Month. June 2012. Sea Sense - Turtle Conservation in Tanzania.

— IOSEA Headline. 28 March 2012. Greenpeace, WWF: Ban tuna fishing in Pacific.

— IOSEA Feature. 29 February 2012. Sixth Meeting of IOSEA Signatory States charts way ahead for marine turtle conservation.

— IOSEA Headline. 8 January 2012. Dr. Pilcher on ‘Dugong Conservation and Marine Protection’.

— IOSEA Headline. 17 November 2011. International Smart Gear Competition winners announced.

— IOSEA Headline. 16 November 2011. Fiji: Beyond the bycatch.

— IOSEA Headline. 13 November 2011. Ocean institute’s sea turtle study earns award.

— IOSEA Headline. 24 October 2011. PH Hawksbill Turtle population declining.

— IOSEA Headline. 2 October 2011. India’s shores a dangerous home for threatened turtles.

— IOSEA Headline. 29 September 2011. Turtles in trouble.

— IOSEA Message Board. 26 September 2011. NOAA releases first national bycatch report.

— IOSEA Headline. 14 September 2011. US fisheries kill 4,600 sea turtles per year: study.

— IOSEA Profile of the Month. August 2011. An assessment of Malaysia’s marine turtle conservation legislation.

— IOSEA Headline. 18 July 2011. Study shows small-scale fisheries\' impact on marine life.

— IOSEA Headline. 16 May 2011. Pathways to ocean success stories.

— IOSEA Feature. 12 May 2011. Sea turtle activities supported by the US National Marine Fisheries Service in the IOSEA region.

— IOSEA Headline. 27 April 2011. Greenpeace asks Kiwis to protest at fishing device.

— IOSEA Feature. 26 April 2011. Reflections on the 31st Annual Sea Turtle Symposium.

— IOSEA Headline. 18 April 2011. Australia: Netting threat to turtles.

— IOSEA Profile of the Month. April 2011. Sea turtle situation, studies and conservation in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

— IOSEA Message Board. 31 March 2011. FAO guidelines to reduce sea turtle mortality in fishing operations.

— IOSEA Message Board. 17 March 2011. WWF Announces 2011 International Smart Gear Design Competition.

— IOSEA Profile of the Month. February 2011. Estimating turtle bycatch in the tuna longline fishery in Indian waters.

— IOSEA Feature. 24 January 2011. Compendium of measures to address the impacts of species bycatch in tuna RFMOs.

— IOSEA Headline. 12 January 2011. Australia: Trapped turtle free for dinner.

— IOSEA Headline. 4 January 2011. Australia: Governments ‘ignoring’ ghost net threat.

— IOSEA Profile of the Month. January 2011. IOSEA 2010 Year-End Review and Look Ahead.

— IOSEA Profile of the Month. December 2010. Designing ecological FADs to reduce entanglement of marine turtles.

— IOSEA Feature. 10 November 2010. IOSEA collaborates with the IOTC on turtle bycatch mitigation.

— IOSEA Headline. 5 November 2010. Oceans – time to take out the garbage.

— IOSEA Message Board. 30 September 2010. Tender Notice: Assessment of Bycatch in Gill Net Fisheries.

— IOSEA Feature. 27 September 2010. Olive Ridley turtle missing fore flippers found in Myanmar.

— IOSEA Headline. 27 September 2010. Where have all the turtles gone?

— IOSEA Feature. 2 July 2010. Tackling fisheries bycatch: A tale of two cities, two workshops.

— IOSEA Headline. 8 June 2010. Malaysia — Wanted: laws with bite.

— IOSEA Headline. 6 April 2010. Turtles killed ‘in millions’ by fishing gear.

— IOSEA Message Board. 23 March 2010. Kobe II By-catch Workshop, Brisbane, 23-25 June: Draft agenda.

— IOSEA Profile of the Month. March 2010. A review of the development of the TED for Indian fisheries.

— IOSEA Headline. 26 February 2010. How can bycatch of loggerhead turtles be reduced?

— IOSEA Feature. 19 February 2010. Turtles on the loose ... What have they become?

— IOSEA Headline. 1 February 2010. Shrimp trawl “excluder” cuts marine bycatch up to 40%.

— IOSEA Headline. 13 January 2010. Viet Nam: Fishing industry bids to cut bycatch.

— IOSEA Profile of the Month. January 2010. IOSEA 2009 Year-End Review and Look Ahead.

— IOSEA Feature. 5 November 2009. New FAO/GEF projects may benefit marine turtle conservation in Asia.

— IOSEA Headline. 21 April 2009. Philippines: Marine turtles victims of nets.

— IOSEA Feature. 15 April 2009. Proceedings of coastal fisheries bycatch mitigation workshop available.

— IOSEA Feature. 24 March 2009. New webpage on turtle bycatch mitigation directives.

— IOSEA Profile of the Month. March 2009. Mitigating Sea Turtle Bycatch in Coastal Net Fisheries.

— IOSEA Headline. 26 January 2009. Australia: Nets leave their mark.

— IOSEA Headline. 25 January 2009. Progress made towards mitigating sea turtle bycatch.

— IOSEA Headline. 9 January 2009. Viet Nam: Fishermen learn to save unwanted species.

— IOSEA Headline. 5 January 2009. WWF to launch marine turtle protection project.

— IOSEA Feature. 26 December 2008. Accidentally-caught turtles receive new lease on life.

— IOSEA Feature. 20 November 2008. IOTC 'Ecosystems and Bycatch' report highlights turtle issues.

— IOSEA Headline. 16 November 2008. Australia: Turtle rescued from fishing net dies.

— IOSEA Headline. 14 November 2008. Australia: Fishos become warriors in turtle rescue.

— IOSEA Feature. 23 October 2008. IOTC Working Party on Ecosystems and Bycatch meets.

— IOSEA Headline. 15 October 2008. Australia: Ocean ghosts wait for the unwary.

— IOSEA Feature. 5 September 2008. Reflections on Bali ... a synopsis of the Signatory State meeting.

— IOSEA Headline. 17 June 2008. Turtle tourism in Australia.

— IOSEA Message Board. 9 June 2008. 29th Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation: Papers.

— IOSEA Headline. 17 March 2008. Australia: Ghost nets get vets in a flap.

— IOSEA Headline. 12 February 2008. Kenya: Alarm bells after death of sea turtles.

— IOSEA Feature. 1 January 2008. IOSEA 2007 Year-end Review and Look Ahead for 2008.

— IOSEA Message Board. 30 May 2007. Study available on effectiveness of circle hooks.

— IOSEA Headline. 13 February 2007. New hook design to save endangered turtles.

— IOSEA Headline. 29 January 2007. New Zealand longlines banned during day.

— IOSEA Profile of the Month. January 2007. NAILSMA - Dugong and Marine Turtle Project (Australia).

— IOSEA Feature. 25 August 2006. GEF-funded project addresses bycatch in shrimp fisheries.

— IOSEA Message Board. 13 July 2006. Bycatch Communication Network (BCN) Newsletter.

— IOSEA Message Board. 3 July 2006. Meeting of the IOTC Working Party on Bycatch: 31 July - 1 Aug.

— IOSEA Feature. 8 June 2006. Longline Fisheries Panel discussion - 26th Annual Sea Turtle Symposium.

— IOSEA Headline. 11 May 2006. WWF Smart Gear winner announced.

— IOSEA Feature. 3 May 2006. Cyclone Monica the silent killer.

— IOSEA Headline. 24 April 2006. Ghost net turtle toll rises as cyclone nears.

— IOSEA Feature. 8 December 2005. WWF launches 2006 Smart Gear competition.

— IOSEA Profile of the Month. November 2005. The Tanzania Turtle and Dugong Conservation Programme.

— IOSEA Headline. 27 September 2005. WWF hooks up with fishing company to save turtles.

— IOSEA Feature. 22 September 2005. Report on Kenyan bycatch release programme highlights research and community benefits.

— IOSEA Headline. 25 April 2005. WWF honours 'Smart Gear' ideas to protect turtles.

— IOSEA Headline. 16 March 2005. Longline moratorium campaign gaining momentum.

— IOSEA Headline. 25 February 2005. Ghost net victims - Northern Australia.

— IOSEA Profile of the Month. January 2005. Snapshots of research and conservation action across Northern Australia.

— IOSEA Headline. 2 December 2004. Australian Government provides $2 million to clear killer nets.

— IOSEA Feature. December 2004. Advance draft report of FAO Technical Consultation on bycatch available.

— IOSEA Feature. 5 July 2004. IATTC adopts marine turtle / by-catch resolutions.

 

 
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