Report of the First Regional Conference on the Sustainability of Fisheries Resources in the Brazil-Guianas Shelf - Paramaribo, Suriname, 5-7 March 2002


FAO Fisheries Report No. 676

FIPP/R676
ISSN 0429-9337

WESTERN CENTRAL ATLANTIC FISHERY COMMISSION

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2002

 

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Preparation of this Report

Abstract

Opening of the Session

Election of Chair

Adoption of the Agenda

Background

Responsible fisheries and the international fishing community
WECAFC
WECAFC Ad Hoc Working Group on Shrimp and Groundfish in the Brazil-Guianas Shelf

Objectives of the Meeting

Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries

Regional Reviews

Shrimp fisheries
Red snapper
Groundfish
Discussion

Perspectives of Resource Managers

Environmental Considerations in Management of Shrimp and Groundfish Fisheries in the Brazil-Guianas Shelf

Research as function of fishery management

Issues Identified by the Fishing Industry

Report of Working Group I: Management Measures and Implications For Shrimp and Seabob Fisheries

Closed season
Restricted areas and effort reduction

Report of Working Group II: Research and Regional Cooperation

Report of Working Group III: The Way Forward

General

Any Other Matters

Date and Place of the Next Meeting

Closing

Appendix A. Agenda

Appendix B. List of Participants

Appendix C. List of Documents

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