Highest entanglement risk FADs [HERFADs]

Highest entanglement risk fish aggregating devices

Fish aggregating devices that are constructed with any netting materials, including old large‑mesh purse seine netting, used to cover rafts or suspended beneath in open panels. These FADs are known to cause the highest rate of entanglements with turtles and sharks.

Non-Entangling & Biodegradable FADs Guide