FAO Fisheries Department

Fishing vessels and acoustic surveys for deep-sea species



A recent FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture publication, Fishing vessel execution of acoustic surveys of deep-sea species: main issues and way forward, provides a synthesis of current knowledge and practice for engaging the fishing industry in the management of the resources they target, highlights main challenges, and discusses how analysts and decision-makers can use this experience in undertaking aggregation-based fishing-vessel executed acoustic surveys.