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AGREEMENT ON THE CONSERVATION OF SMALL CETACEANS OF THE BALTIC AND NORTH SEAS (ASCOBANS)

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Definition:
The objective of the Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans of the Baltic and North Seas (ASCOBANS) is to secure close co-operation between parties in order to achieve and maintain a favourable conservation status for small cetaceans. Each party to the agreement, within the limits of its jurisdiction and in accordance with its international obligations, is required to abide by a range of conservation, research and management measures.

Source Publication:
Review of Fisheries in OECD Countries: Glossary, February 1998.

Statistical Theme: Agriculture and fisheries statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, October 31, 2001