|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
Amended: July 27, 2021
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 and recommendations for FAD data collection and reporting and the use of non-entangling FAD designs that do not use any netting in any components, including both the raft and the tail, and the use of biodegradable FAD designs that are also fully non-entangling, and to promote the development and implementation of FAD recovery policies, 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.