Resolution 23/02

Regulation Title
Resolution on Management of Drifting Fish Aggregating Devices (DFADs) in the IOTC Area of Competence

This Resolution applies to Contracting Party and Cooperating Non-Contracting Party (CPC) flag purse seine vessels fishing on DFADs aggregating target tuna species in the IOTC area of competence as well as associated supply or support vessels.

Sections of the resolution address:

  • DFAD Register and Limits
  • Management & Management Plans
  • Closure Periods
  • Monitoring Systems
  • Recovery and Reporting of Lost, Discarded and Abandoned DFADs
  • DFAD Marking
  • Data Reporting and Analysis
  • Purse Seine Vessels, Supply and Support Vessels