CMM 2021-01 22

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Status: Historical
Included in ARPt2
Effective From
Effective Until
Applicability Definition
Applies to flag CCMs with purse seine vessels on the RFV
Superseded By
Requirement to encourage vessels to manage FADs deployed and make reasonable efforts to retrieve and report lost FADs
Full Text

22.    CCMs shall also encourage vessels to: 
(a)    responsibly manage the number of drifting FADs deployed each year; 
(b)    carry equipment on board to facilitate the retrieval of lost drifting FADs;
(c)    make reasonable efforts to retrieve lost drifting FADs; and
(d)    report the loss of drifting FADs, and if the loss occurred in the EEZ of a coastal State, report the loss to the coastal State concerned.

Additional measures for tropical tunas
Sub Theme
Purse seine fishery FAD set management
Category / CMR Section
Category: Report
Introduced Date:
Audit Point Definition
CCM submitted a statement in AR Pt2 that:

a. confirms CCM’s implementation through adoption of a national binding measure(s) that limits each of CCM flagged PS vessel to 350 activated instrumented buoys, and that ensures its vessels comply with coastal State laws relating to FAD management.

b. describes how CCM is monitoring its activation and deployment of instrument buoys and how potential infringements or instances of non-compliance with this requirement and coastal State laws relating to FAD management are handled.
CCM limits not applicable for this obligation
No Risk (RBAF) Records