[Southern Ocean] Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources

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regional fisheries management organizations, rfmo, rfmos, fisheries management, fisheries

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CCAMLR was established by international convention in 1982 with the objective of conserving Antarctic marine life. This was in response to increasing commercial interest in Antarctic krill resources, a keystone component of the Antarctic ecosystem. The United States participates as a member of this organization.

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[Southern Ocean] Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources

CCAMLR was established by international convention in 1982 with the objective of conserving Antarctic marine life. This was in response to increasing commercial interest in Antarctic krill resources, a keystone component of the Antarctic ecosystem. The United States participates as a member of this organization.