20th Regular Session of the Scientific Committee

Agenda Item 6.2.1 Research on non-entangling and biodegradable FADs


SC20 will review various research outputs related to non-entangling and biodegradable FADs, including the progress of Project 110 (Non-entangling and biodegradable FAD trials in the WCPO) funded by the EU, US, and ISSF, which will be completed in December 2025. Project 110a is to enhance Project 110 by deploying additional non-entangling and biodegradable FADs. SC20 will review and provide comments on the progress of Project 110 and 110a.

Working Papers

Symbol Title Files Date of Issue
SC20-EB-WP-03 Progress Report of Project 110: Non-entangling and Biodegradable FAD Trial in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean
L. Escalle, G. Moreno, I. Zudaire, J. Uranga, D. David, and P. Hamer

Information Papers

Symbol Title Files Date of Issue
SC20-EB-IP-02 Update and Workplan on FAD Research
L. Escalle, J. Mourot, and P. Hamer
SC20-EB-IP-14 Final results of the jelly-FAD performance in the EPO with Ugavi fleet
G. Moreno, I. Zudaire, J. Uranga,M. Roman, M. Grande, J. Salvador, J. Murua, A. Salgado, J Lopez, H. Murua, J. Santiago, and V. Restrepo
SC20-EB-IP-15 Enhancing sustainable practices in the use of biodegradable Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) in the EPO
J. Luis García, J. Carlos Quiroz y Guillermo Morán V., and FUNDACION TUNACONS