[Atlantic Ocean] Western Central Atlantic Fisheries Commission

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FAO

Keywords

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

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WECAFC is an advisory regional fisheries body formed to promote the effective conservation, management, and development of the living marine resources in the Wider Caribbean, in accordance with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries, and to address common problems of fisheries management and development faced by members of the Commission. The United States participates as a member of this organization.

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[Atlantic Ocean] Western Central Atlantic Fisheries Commission

WECAFC is an advisory regional fisheries body formed to promote the effective conservation, management, and development of the living marine resources in the Wider Caribbean, in accordance with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries, and to address common problems of fisheries management and development faced by members of the Commission. The United States participates as a member of this organization.