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FADFunctional Analysis and Design (methodology)
FADFormazione a Distanza (Italian: Distance Learning)
FADFor A Day
FADFlavin Adenine Dinucleotide
FADFormación a Distancia (Spanish: Distance Training)
FADFunding and Disclosure (Australia)
FADField Ammunition Depot (various locations)
FADFunds Available for Distribution
FADForeign Animal Disease
FADFactory Authorized Dealer
FADFirst Appearance Datum (geology)
FADFloating Addition
FADFlea Allergy Dermatitis
FADFiscal Affairs Department (International Monetary Fund)
FADFresh Air Damper (various companies)
FADFamilial Alzheimer's Disease
FADFonds Africain de Développement (French: African Development Fund; est. 1972)
FADFaculty and Academic Development (various locations)
FADFish Aggregating Device
FADForeign Affairs Division (various locations)
FADFinal Appraisal Determination (National Health Service; UK)
FADFinance and Administration Division (various organizations)
FADFollow Any Day
FADFinancial Audit Division (various states)
FADFree Air Delivery (compressors)
FADFinancial Aid Department (various locations)
FADFinnish Association of the Deaf
FADFiscal Affairs Division (various organizations)
FADFine Arts Day (various locations)
FADForce Activity Designator
FADFood Availability Decline (economics)
FADFundacion de Ayuda a la Drogadicción (Foundation Against Drug Addiction, Spain)
FADFailure Assessment Diagram
FADFleet Air Detachment (US Navy)
FADFinancial Aid Director
FADFunding Authorization Document
FADFleet Air Defense
FADFlorida Association of the Deaf, Inc.
FADFish Attracting Devices
FADFile, Act, Delete (organization method)
FADFirst-Aid Dressing (US Army)
FADFormulation Authorization Document
FADFeasible Arrival Date
FADFunction Allocation Diagram (business process modelling)
FADFunctions As Designed
FADFinal Acceptance Date
FADFunding Allowance Document
FADFrame Assembler/Disassembler
FADFor Additional Days
FADFuel Advisory Departure
FADFriends Against Drugs
FADForward Area Defense
FADFunctional Area Designation
FADFunding Allocation Document
FADFirst Assets Delivered
FADFuzing Arming Device
FADFuel Air Detonator
FADFixed Amount Deduction
FADForward Area Display
FADFeature Architecture Design (software architecture document)
FADFun Auction Day (Northwood University)
FADFire Alarm Dispatcher (FDNY)
FADField Assistance Division
FADField Authorization Document
FADFighter Alert Detachment
FADFASCAL Absolute Detector
FADFirst Article Delivery
FADFeature Analysis and Design (high level design document)
FADField Activity Designator
FADFormal Agency Decision (military courts and review board agencies)
FADFighter Air Directory
FADField Activities Division
FADFresh Air Ducting
FADForce Accounting Designator
FADFinished After Deadline
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Abstract--Dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus), large pelagic predators and important fishery targets, frequently associate with floating debris or manmade fish aggregating devices (FADs).
Fine-scale vertical and horizontal movements of juvenile yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) associated with a subsurface fish aggregating device (FAD) off southwestern Taiwan.
Abstract--Fishes are widely known to aggregate around floating objects, including flotsam and fish aggregating devices (FADs).
Smaller size tuna around the Philippines: can fish aggregating devices be blamed?
Wasteful fishing methods are widespread in the fishing industry, including use of fish aggregating devices (fads) and even setting nets around endangered species like whale, sharks and cetaceans.
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.
To help CFV operators and workers, the government agency will establish new fishing grounds for them by setting up 30 payaw (artificial reefs) or fish aggregating devices, in the sea, he said.
Around 21 Fish Aggregating Devices have been installed to divert fishing effort from the heavily exploited lagoon to offshore areas for better catch.
Philippine fishing companies have slammed RA 10654 as a piece of legislation crafted to please the EU with huge penalties on firms found to have been involved in IUU, which covers the use of illegal trawlers, fine nets and even unauthorized fish aggregating devices (FADs.
Before the replenishment at sea (RAS), ITS Carabiniere had concluded an escort of UN FAO vessel, MV Kestrel, to guard it from any potential pirate attack as it installed fish aggregating devices (FADs), along the coastline to help develop fishing grounds for Somali fishermen.
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.