Resources on bycatch and FADs

You can find news stories, popular articles, opinion pieces and blog posts on bycatch on the Bycatch news and views page.

Technical papers


Posters and videos

Laurent Dagorn, a senior scientist with the French Research Institute for Development, outlines the usefulness of FADs when their use is well controlled (3.39 mins).

ISSF explains the use of FADs in tuna fishing, and the need to collect more data on how they are used and how they should be used (1.00 min).

  • The Pacific Community presents a documentary that explains a typical longline expedition to catch tuna in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean, from setting out to the processing of the catch back in port. It features interviews with fishers and observers, and explains the role of the observer (16.42 mins).