In these reports, we share our research-based recommendations for sustainable tuna fisheries management, covering observer programs, transshipment, and many other key topics.

Best practices reports are authored by our fisheries policy experts and/or fisheries scientists. See also our companion “best practices snapshots” series and our scientific reports.

FAD Use, FIPs, & the MSC Standard

Date Added: September 24, 2019
Authors: ISSF
Downloaded: 318 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.