CMM 2023-03 04

Status: Active
Effective From
Annual report of catches of North Pacific swordfish in waters N20N and fishing effort in N20N, and catch and effort of North Pacific swordfish across the North Pacific, using the template and by gear type, for those fisheries subject to the limits in paragraph 2 of the CMM
Full Text

4.    All CCMs shall report annually to the WCPFC Commission all catches of North Pacific swordfish in the Area and all fishing effort in those fisheries as well as catch and effort across the North Pacific subject to the measures in paragraph 2, by gear type using the template provided in Annex 1. 

3.    Paragraphs 2 and 4 shall not be applied to those fisheries taking less than 200 metric tons of North Pacific swordfish in the Area per year. However, if the catches of such fisheries exceed 200 metric tons in any given year, the Commission shall adopt appropriate management measure for such fisheries.

Quantitative limits for tuna and billfish
Sub Theme
Swordfish vessel and catch limits
Category / CMR Section
No Evaluation Criteria Records
CCM limits not applicable for this obligation
No Risk (RBAF) Records