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Data Collection Framework - DCF


Regional Fisheries Advisory Bodies

Currently, large parts of the Central Atlantic region have no RFB management framework in place. The present statute of two RFBs in the region does not allow for regulatory powers. They serve an advisory role on the fishery resources in relation to the areas under their competence.

  • CECAFE - Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic (FAO 34)
  • WECAFC - Western Central Atlantic Fishery Commission (FAO 31 and 41)