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Classifications and Metadata Standards
Methodological standards
 In 1954 the United Nations Statistical Commission decided that fish catches should be assigned to the country of the flag flown by the fishing vessel. This concept was adopted by CWP (and hence its member agencies) and, as a result,... More
  Edeson, W.R. "Legal aspects of the collection of fisheries data". FAO Fisheries Circular No. 953 Rome, December 1999. 18p. online version W. R. Edeson, 'Fisheries data and the Law of the Sea Convention' (2012) 27 (4) International... More
 The CALENDAR (or CIVIL) YEAR, i.e., the period between 1 January and 31 December, is the annual time unit normally used in fishery statistics. More
 For certain specific purposes (e.g. for Antarctic pelagic whaling fisheries; and fiscal purposes) it is deemed more appropriate to use a SPLIT YEAR. Such situations arise when the sector under consideration exhibits appreciable activity over the end of the calendar... More
 The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) covering the FAO Major Fishing Areas 48, 58 and 88, used to collect data on a split year basis 1 July - 30 June up to June 2002. In... More
 International classifications ASFIS List of Species for Fishery Statistics Purposes Global map of FAO Major Fishing Areas Global map Gobal map of FAO Major Fishing Areas with insets of areas 27 and 37 (related to european regulation... More
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