Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission

APFIC ad hoc working group of experts in capture fishery data collection

Category Overviews, statistics & assessments

The Meeting of the APFIC Ad hoc Working Group of Experts in Capture Fishery Data Collection was convened in Bangkok, Thailand, from 7 to 9 September 1999. Its main task was to discuss implementation of the Guidelines for the Routine Collection of Capture Fishery Data (Appendix A). The Guidelines were prepared during the FAO/DANIDA Expert Consultation in Bangkok, Thailand, in May 1998 following a recommendation made during the First Session of the APFIC Joint Working Party on Fisheries Statistics and Economics in August 1997. The Meeting was chaired by Mr Romeo Recide, in his capacity as Chairman of the Joint Working Party and for the inter-sessional period 1997-1999.