These “snapshots” identify best practices for sustainable tuna fishing. In detailed tables, they also compare tuna Regional Fisheries Management Organization (RFMO) progress in implementing them.

Read our companion “best-practices” technical reports on these topics.

FAD Use, FIPs, & the MSC Standard

Date Added:May 9, 2018
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Tags:Best Practices, FADs, Fisheries Improvement Projects, MSC Certification, Purse Seine, Tuna
Language:English

Description

This infographic illustrates conclusions in the report ISSF 2018-05: Recommended Best Practices for Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fisheries in Transition to MSC Certification, with Emphasis on FADs.

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.