CCSBT - Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna IATTC - Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission ICCAT - International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas IOTC - Indian Ocean Tuna Commission WCPFC - Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission

In order to standardise and define a nomenclature for conventional and electronic tags, in 2007 the ICCAT ad hoc Working Group on coordination of tagging information adopted a new standard numbering system, "A3N6" (three capital letters and six digits, without spaces). These rules, as well as the list of reserved and available tag series at ICCAT are detailed at the following link:

ICCAT Tagging Inventory