This guide details the “minimum” recommended KDEs to be captured within each link of the seafood supply chain under the scope of the USAID Oceans-supported Catch Documentation and Traceability Systems, as well a summary overview of those required by predominant import markets and international organizations. This guide may be updated to reflect lessons learned over the course of the USAID Oceans program and its learning site demonstrations, and/or as regional and international requirements and recommendations evolve.

For more detailed information, including full terms and definitions, please refer to USAID Oceans’ Data Requirements for Catch Documentation and Traceability in Southeast Asia