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150 experts met in Australia to discuss South Pacific fisheries

Staff Writer |
Some 150 international delegates met in Adelaide, Australia for the fifth Commission Meeting of the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation (SPRFMO).

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The occasion aimed to provide an opportunity to engage with delegations to discuss the continued management of the SPRFMO fisheries resources.

The meeting will focus on improving the management and reporting in this fishery for the benefit of all Members in the industry.

Australia is aiming to co-sponsor a proposal with Chile and New Zealand to improve vessel monitoring system requirements which will aim to act a key tool for combatting illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.

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