FAO Fisheries Report. No. 777

FAO Fisheries Report. No. 777

FIDI/R777 (En)

Report of the
Twenty-first Session of the Coordinating Working Party on Fishery Statistics

Copenhagen, Denmark, 1 - 4 March 2005.

 

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2005

 

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Report of the twenty-first session of the Coordinating Working Party on Fishery Statistics.
Copenhagen, Denmark, 1 - 4 March 2005.
FAO Fisheries Report. No. 777. Rome, FAO. 2005. 66p.

ABSTRACT

The report of the twenty-first session of the Coordinating Working Party on Fishery Statistics (CWP), Copenhagen, Denmark, 1 - 4 March 2005, is presented. Topics discussed were: review of membership; progress since CWP-20 (from each member organization); review of the development of FIGIS and FIRMS (for information); CWP’s advocacy role; review of recommendations from CWP-20; FISHSTAT; vessel size measurement for statistical purposes (Vessel length, Loa, Lp-p,); aquaculture statistics; fishery data quality indicators; recommendations relating to CWP from the FAO Expert Consultation on Data Formats and Procedures for Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (Bergen, Norway, 25 - 27 October 2004); and the 28 February - 1 March 2005 Workshop on the Role of Regional Fishery Bodies in the Implementation of the Strategy for Improving Information on Status and Trends of Capture Fisheries (RFB - STF Workshop).

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CONTENTS

PREPARATION OF THIS DOCUMENT

OPENING OF THE SESSION AND ADOPTION OF AGENDA

APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRPERSON AND VICE-CHAIRPERSON

REVIEW OF CWP MEMBERSHIP

REVIEW OF PROGRESS FROM CWP-20

Progress reports from each member organization
Review of recommendations from CWP-20
CWP’s advocacy role
FISHSTAT
Review of the development of FIGIS and FIRMS

REPORT OF THE RFB - STF WORKSHOP (28 February - 1 March 2005)

AQUACULTURE STATISTICS

VESSEL SIZE MEASUREMENTS FOR STATISTICAL PURPOSES

RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE FAO EXPERT CONSULTATION ON DATA FORMATS AND PROCEDURES FOR MONITORING, CONTROL AND SURVEILLANCE (MCS)

FISHERY DATA QUALITY INDICATORS

ARRANGEMENTS FOR CWP-22

ANY OTHER BUSINESS

ADOPTION OF REPORT OF CWP-21 AND CLOSURE OF MEETING

APPENDIXES

1 LIST OF PARTICIPANTS
2 AGENDA
3 LIST OF DOCUMENTS
4 NEW DIVISIONS OF AREA 27
5 CWP STATEMENT TO COFI 2005
6 SUMMARY MINUTES: FIRMS STEERING COMMITTEE - SESSION 2
7 REPORT OF THE RFB - STF WORKSHOP
8 ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS
9 LIST OF REGIONAL FISHERY BODIES
10 ITEMS REQUIRING ACTION FROM CWP-21

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