FAO Fisheries Report No. 748
Report of the
FAO AD HOC EXPERT ADVISORY PANEL FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF PROPOSALS TO AMEND APPENDICES I AND II OF CITES CONCERNING COMMERCIALLY-EXPLOITED AQUATIC SPECIES
Rome, 13-16 July 2004
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FAO Fisheries Report. No. 748. Rome, FAO. 2004. 51 p.
The FAO Ad Hoc Expert Advisory Panel for the Assessment of Proposals to Amend Appendices I and II of CITES Concerning Commercially-exploited Aquatic Species was held at FAO headquarters from 13 to 16 July 2004. It was convened in response to the agreement by the twenty-fifth session of the FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI) on the terms of reference for an ad hoc expert advisory panel for assessment of proposals to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), and the agreement at the ninth Session of the COFI Sub-Committee on Fish Trade (Bremen, Germany, February 2004) that FAO should convene such a panel to review any proposals to the thirteenth Conference of the Parties to CITES (CoP-13) for listing or delisting commercially-exploited species in time to be considered at that meeting of the Conference of the Parties.
The task of the Panel was to:
The Panel considered the following four proposals
The Panel's assessment of each of the four proposals is provided.
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PREPARATION OF THIS DOCUMENT
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE OF THE EXPERT CONSULTATION
THE PANEL MEETING
OUTCOME OF THE MEETING
Evaluation of the proposals
General comments and observations
ADOPTION OF THE REPORT
APPENDIX A. Agenda
APPENDIX B. List of participants
APPENDIX C. Welcome speech by Mr Ichiro Nomura, Assistant Director-General, FAO Fisheries Department
APPENDIX D. Terms of reference for the Ad Hoc Expert Advisory Panel for Assessment of Proposals to CITES
APPENDIX E. FAO Ad Hoc Expert advisory Panel assessment report: white shark
APPENDIX F. FAO Ad Hoc Expert Advisory Panel assessment report: humphead wrasse
APPENDIX G. FAO Ad Hoc Expert Advisory Panel assessment report: Mediterranean date mussel
APPENDIX H. FAO Ad Hoc Expert Advisory Panel assessment report: corals
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