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Fish aggregating devices and tuna fishery in Mauritus

Credit: Emrith Vinesh (Mauritius) This structure shown in the photo which was introduced in 1985 is known as a Fish Aggregating Device. Fish aggregating devices (FADs) are floating objects that are specifically designed and located to attract tunas, and therefore allow fishers to find them more easily.  The aim is to relocate the artisanal fishermen from …

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