Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission

Reports of Commission sessions

The report on the second meeting of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Council, held in Cronulla, N.S.W., Australia from the 17th to 28th April, is presented. Sub-committees on tuna fisheries, neritic pelagic fisheries, fish culture, planktology, hydrology, taxonomy and algology were established.
The report on the first meeting of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Council, held in Singapore from the 24th to 31st March, is presented. The Council’s Rules of Procedure were adopted and a chairman and Vice-Chairman were elected. The Council provisionally appointed two technical committees. A budget was also approved.
Working papers from the 1949 meeting are presented here including a proposal to establish a Panel of Experts and recommendations from the two technical committees. Among the topics discussed were: fish marketing in Batavia, boats and gear, storage and processing and distribution and socio-economics.
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