Glossary

Term Definition
TAC

Total Allowable Catch. The TAC is the total catch allowed to be taken from a resource in a specified period (usually a year), as defined in the management plan. The TAC may be allocated to the stakeholders in the form of quotas as specific quantities or proportions.

TACC

Total Allowable Commercial Catch

TAD

Tilapia Aquaculture Dialogue. The Aquaculture Dialogues are a series of roundtables organized by WWF bringing together farmers, retailers, NGOs, scientists and other aquaculture industry stakeholders worldwide to develop standards for responsible aquaculture.

TAG

technical advisory group

TCB

Total Coliform Bacteria

TCI

Trust for Conservation Innovation

TCPG

Thai Crab Product Group

TED

Turtle Excluder Device

TEDs

Turtle Excluder Devices

TER

Tortugas Ecological Reserve

TFBZ

Teflubenzuron

TGC

total global catch

TMANZ

Tuna Management Association of New Zealand

TMSFA

Thai Marine Shrimp Farmers Association

TSFR

Thai Sustainable Fishmeal Roundtable

ThaiGAP

Thailand Good Aquaculture Practices

TiLV

Tilapia Lake Virus

Trash fish

Discarded fish. Fish with little or no commercial value and not sorted by species before landing. Usually part of the trawlers’ by-catch. In the Gulf of Thailand, trash fish is used for aquaculture. It can also be used for fishmeal production. In many developing countries (e.g. China, India) it is used extensively for human consumption.