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Large-Scale Deployment of Biodegradable FADs

Date Added: April 16, 2020
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Tags: Biodegradable FADs, FADs, ISSF, Pole and Line, Purse Seine, science
Language: English
report_type: Final

Description

ISSF is sponsoring at-sea research to find the best non-entangling designs and natural materials for fish aggregating devices (FADs) that can biodegrade.

This map — updated in April 2020 — shows where large-scale biodegradable FAD deployments are taking place around the world. It also indicates the tuna fishing gear types, fleets, and dates for each project.