1st Meeting

April 2012 (month 7) in Guadeloupe



Data that must be brought

FADs Technology

  • Finetuning of FADs monitoring protocols by weekly surveys and field visit

Data of preliminary surveys or FADs visits


  • Development of typologies and definition of sampling plans
  • Comparison of collected data and country reference frameworks and discussion

IFishing boats Inventory and activity file processed via Access

Biology and fishing

  • Presentation and discussion on the black tuna monitoring protocols
  • Preliminary results on experimentations of the selective techniques, done by Ifremer
  • Identification of fishing techniques to be experimented and task sharing among the teams

Feed back on preliminary observations and samples taken

Data of the preliminary Ifremer campaigns

Socio-eco structures

  • Island surveys planning according to sampling plan decided during the meeting

Intitutional analysis

  • Presentation of work carried out at CRPMEM in Guadeloupe
  • Presentation of work progress by Katia Frangoudes

Products quality

  • Presentation and submission of document on freshness assessment
  • Presentation and submission of recording thermometers and the "freshness monitoring" protocol every 2 months
  • Presentation of quality analysis preliminary results / chemical contents of flesh and contaminants

Working Conditions and safety