Associated set

The group of fishes caught when a fishing gear is deployed within an area where the school of tuna is aggregated under a floating object. The characteristics of the catch made in the presence of a floating object, whether a log or a FAD, tend to be similar, and scientists tend to group them into the category “Floating object set.” In recent years, the term “FAD set” has also been used interchangeably.

Floating object set, FAD set

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