Regional Fisheries Advisory Commission for the Southwest Atlantic

Commission consultative régionale des pêches pour l'Atlantique Sud-Ouest
Comisión Asesora Regional de Pesca para el Atlantico Sudoccidental (CARPAS)

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1961 Rome Italy


1961, Rome (Italy), within the framework of B-XB0971 - FAO, in accordance with Article VI, paragraph 1, of FAO constitution, by Conference at its Eleventh Session (1961, Resolution 25/61). Rules of Procedure adopted at First Session, 1962, and amended at Sixth Session, 1974. No session since 1974. Abolished 1997.


Promote fuller use of marine resources in the western South Atlantic in accordance with sound economic and scientific principles; coordinate studies, research and techniques; determine common needs.


Session (last 1974). Subsidiary bodies: 'Working Party on Fisheries Statistics'; Ad hoc 'Working Party on Fishery Economic Development in the South-west Atlantic'; 'Working Party on Biological Research and Evaluation of Fishery Resources'; 'ACMRR/CARPAS Joint Working Party on the Scientific Evaluation of the State of the Stock in the South-west Atlantic'.


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