7) Exploitation is intensified by use of fish aggregating devices (fads) starting around the Philippines (8) and spreading through the inter-tropical belt.
What does FAD stand for?
FAD stands for Fish Aggregating Device
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We have 170 other meanings of FAD in our Acronym Attic
- Fine Arts Day (various locations)
- Finished After Deadline
- Finnish Association of the Deaf
- Fire Alarm Dispatcher (FDNY)
- First Appearance Datum (geology)
- First Article Delivery
- First Assets Delivered
- First-Aid Dressing (US Army)
- Fiscal Affairs Department (International Monetary Fund)
- Fiscal Affairs Division (various organizations)
- Fish Attracting Devices
- Fixed Amount Deduction
- Flavin Adenine Dinucleotide
- Flea Allergy Dermatitis
- Fleet Air Defense
- Fleet Air Detachment (US Navy)
- Florida Association of the Deaf, Inc.
- Follow Any Day
- Fonds Africain de Développement (French: African Development Fund; est. 1972)
- Food Availability Decline (economics)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The commission also agreed to ban huge floating or sunken platforms known as fish aggregating devices for two months in 2009 and three months in 2010, and voted to bar fishing fleets from two high seas areas near Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands that are currently not under the jurisdiction of any country.
One-hundred craft will be converted in the A&N islands to specialize in tuna catching, mechanized vessels from the mainland will be permitted to ply the local waters, fish aggregating devices (FAD) will be introduced, and cargo flights carrying exports from Port Blair will be allowed.
Behavior of yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) and skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) around fish aggregating devices (FADs) in the Comoros Islands as determined by ultrasonic tagging.
The construction of a low-cost, low-maintenance fish aggregating device to assist artisanal fishermen in the Huon Gulf, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea.
Behaviour of yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) and skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) around fish aggregating devices (FADs) in the Gomoros Islands as determined by ultrasonic tagging.