|3.7 Transactions with Vessels or Companies with Vessel-Based FAD Management Policies||ISSF is committed to supporting better FAD management, globally, and recognizes that it is an important component to meet the MSC Standard without conditions.|
|Gear Type: Purse Seine and Supply Vessels||Adopted: October 23, 2019
Effective: June 30, 2021, for large-scale purse seine and supply vessels and December 31, 2021, for small-scale purse seine vessels
|To further support the implementation of existing RFMO conservation measures for FAD data collection and reporting and the use of non-entangling FAD designs, and to promote the development of FAD recovery policies, use of biodegradable FADs, strategies to mitigate shark bycatch in purse seine tuna fisheries and the voluntary provision of FAD buoy data to strengthen FAD management:
Download the Electronic Monitoring Vendors and Data Submission Information (PDF) for (1) an EM vendors list; and (2) contact information for submitting (a) FAD tracking and echosounder biomass data; (b) bycatch data; and (c) data submission guidelines.