Assessment of Impacts of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing in the Asia-Pacific

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Assessment of Impacts of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing in the Asia-Pacific

Publication Number

APEC#208-FS-01.5

Published Date

November 2008

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Ocean and Fisheries Working Group(OFWG)

Accessed

100136

Pages

118

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Description

The overall objective of the study is to provide APEC economies with a better understanding of the scope of the illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing problem in the Asia-Pacific region and to provide a basis for recommendations for minimizing IUU fishing and mitigating the impacts of this activity.

  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Methodology
  • IUU Fishing in the global context
  • The nature and level of IUU fishing in the Asia-Pacific region
  • The impacts of IUU fishing in the Asia-Pacific region
  • Addressing IUU fishing
  • Conclusions
  • 8. Recommendations
  • References
  • Acronyms
  • Annexes