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Electronic Monitoring Vendors and Data Submission Information

Date Added: December 1, 2022
Authors: ISSF
Downloaded: 317 times
Tags: Bycatch, Conservation Measures, Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, FADs, RFMOs
Language: English
Featured: False
Report Type: Guide


This document can assist ISSF participating companies in complying with ISSF conservation measure 3.7, Transactions with Vessels or Companies with Vessel-Based FAD Management Policies.

The PDF, which was updated in December 2022, includes:

  • A list of electronic monitoring system (EMS) providers and service vendors
  • Contact information for reporting FAD tracking and echosounder biomass data — by ocean, and by tuna RFMO or science organization
  • Contact information for reporting bycatch data — by ocean, and by tuna RFMO or science organization
  • FAD tracking and echosounder biomass data submission format guidance