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FAD Use, FIPs, & the MSC Standard

Date Added: September 24, 2019
Authors: ISSF
Downloaded: 304 times
Tags: Best Practices, FADs, Fisheries Improvement Projects, MSC Certification, Purse Seine, Tuna
Language: English
Featured: False
Report Type: Final

Description

This infographic illustrates conclusions in the report ISSF 2019-11: Recommended Best Practices for FAD Management in Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fisheries.

It shows actions that purse-seine fisheries that use Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) — and are participating in a Fishery Improvement Project (FIP) — should take to earn Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification.