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Convention on the Conservation and Management of High Seas Fishery Resources in the South Pacific Ocean

Document type
Multilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
Nov 14, 2009
Source
IUCN (ID: TRE-160003)
Place of adoption
Auckland
Depository
New Zealand
Language
English
Entry into force
Aug 24, 2012
Subject
Sea, Wild species & ecosystems, Fisheries, Livestock
Keyword
Ecosystem preservation Fishery management and conservation Fishing vessel Institution Sustainable use
Geographical area
South Pacific
Abstract

The objective of this Convention is, through the application of the precautionary approach and an ecosystem approach to fisheries management, to ensure the long-term conservation and sustainable use of fishery resources and, in so doing, to safeguard the marine ecosystems in which these resources occur.

Full text
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Website
www.sprfmo.int

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Australia -
Belize -
Chile -
China -
Colombia - - -
Cook Islands (New Zealand) -
Cuba -
Ecuador - -
European Union -
Faeroe Islands (Denmark) -
Korea, Republic of -
New Zealand -
Peru -
Russian Federation -
United States of America - - -
Vanuatu - -

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