The Use of Fads in Tuna Fisheries

15-01-2014

An analysis of the use of FADs in the tuna fisheries and a summary of available information on the likely influence of FADs on the ability of a fishing vessel to catch fish, is presented. Making use of the information held in tuna RFMO data bases, the extent to which FAD use in tropical tuna fisheries continues to expand and the effect of FAD use on targeted tunas and other accompanying species is provided.

An analysis of the use of FADs in the tuna fisheries and a summary of available information on the likely influence of FADs on the ability of a fishing vessel to catch fish, is presented. Making use of the information held in tuna RFMO data bases, the extent to which FAD use in tropical tuna fisheries continues to expand and the effect of FAD use on targeted tunas and other accompanying species is provided.

Εξωτερικός συντάκτης

Gerald P. Scott (Scott Fishery Consultants, Cooper City, USA) and Jon Lopez (AZTI-Tecnalia, Pasaia, Spain)