Conservation and Management Obligations (other than data)

FAD Management Plans

Paragraph 37 of CMM 2014-01 states

By 1 July 2014, CCMs fishing on the high seas shall submit to the Commission Management Plans for the use of FADs by their vessels on the high seas, if they have not done so. These Plans shall include strategies to limit the capture of small bigeye and yellowfin tuna associated with fishing on FADs, including implementation of the FAD closure pursuant to paragraphs 14 – 18. The Plans shall at a minimum meet the Suggested Guidelines for Preparation for FAD Management Plans for each CCM (Attachment E).

The Secretariat has received submissions from the following CCMs:

Symbol Titlesort descending Files Date of Issue
AU Australia FAD Management file attachment (56.7 KB) 4 Aug 2014
BZ Belize FAD Management file attachment (36.32 KB) 8 Jul 2009
CN China FAD Management Plan file attachment (44.5 KB) 30 Jun 2013
TW Chinese Taipei FAD Management file attachment (25.7 KB) 1 Jul 2009
EC Ecuador FAD Management Plan file attachment (151.25 KB) 25 Jul 2013
SV El Salvador FAD Management Plan file attachment (291.81 KB) 27 Mar 2012
EU European Union FAD Management Plan file attachment (629.91 KB) 27 Oct 2010
FM FSM FAD Management file attachment (80.99 KB) 1 Jul 2009
ID Indonesia FAD Management Plan file attachment (177.75 KB) 12 Jan 2015
JP Japan FAD Management file attachment (12.87 KB) 25 Jan 2008
KI Kiribati FAD Management Plan file attachment (3.49 MB) 27 Jun 2014
NZ New Zealand FAD Management file attachment (48.92 KB) 28 Aug 2010
PH Philippines FAD Management Policy/Plan file attachment (11.42 MB) 30 Jun 2014
PG PNG FAD Management file attachment (766.73 KB) 5 Nov 2007
MH RMI FAD Management Plan file attachment (124.77 KB) 1 Jul 2014
SB Solomon Islands FAD Management file attachment (65.78 KB) 1 Jul 2008
US United States of America FAD Management Plan file attachment (146.85 KB) 20 Aug 2013
VU Vanuatu FAD Management Plan file attachment (51.67 KB) 30 Mar 2012

The USA also previously submitted a letter of notification of compatible legislation respecting FADs (50.77 KB).

 

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