ISSF convenes a diverse group of stakeholders — NGOs, vessel owners, retailers, tuna processors and more — to make sustainability recommendations to tuna Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs).

Here are recent advocacy letters that have resulted from that collaborative work.

Reducing FAD Impacts on Ocean & Coastal Ecosystems

Date Added: November 13, 2018
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Tags: Best Practices, Biodegradable FADs, FADs, Ghost Fishing, science
Language: English

Description

This infographic summarizes recommendations from scientists and fishers in an ISSF workshop focused on identifying potential methods for preventing or minimizing FAD impacts on ocean and coastal ecosystems. The workshop was supported by the FAO GEF Common Oceans Program and ISSF.

The infographic is based on the report ISSF 2018-19A: Workshop for the Reduction of the Impact of Fish Aggregating Devices’ Structure on the Ecosystem, which is also available in Spanish.