News from the Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA)

Our Commitment

We are dedicated to the promotion of responsible management of the deepwater fishery resources to ensure sustained harvests to the benefit of mankind while conserving biodiversity. Learn More.

Commercial fishing in the SIO

Development of High-Seas Deepwater Fishing in Southern Indian Ocean.

Fishing Methods

SIODFA Fishing Methods and the Fleet.

SIODFA Symbol of a Blue Marlin
SIODFA Mission Statement


Represents the interests of deep-sea fishing operators of the southern Indian Ocean by promoting responsible management of the fisheries of the SIO and the conservation of deep-sea biodiversity.