ISSF 2018-05: Recommended Best Practices for Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fisheries in Transition to MSC Certification, with Emphasis on FADs

Date Added: March 12, 2018
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Tags: Best Practices, FADs, Fisheries Improvement Projects, Justel-Rubio, MSC Certification, Purse Seine, Restrepo, Tuna
Authors: Justel-Rubio, Restrepo
Language: English
Author(s): Victor Restrepo, Ana Justel-Rubio
report_type: Technical Report


This report summarizes recommended best practices for tropical tuna purse seine fisheries with a FAD component (i.e., with a fraction of its sets on schools of tuna associated with fish aggregating devices) that aim to participate in Fishery Improvement Programs (FIPs) with the objective of achieving Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. The recommended practices are linked to MSC Fishery Certification Requirements.