Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

Argentinean Federal Fisheries Council adopts seabird mitigation measures


The Argentinean Federal Fisheries Council (CFP) has passed a resolution adopting the use of mitigation measures to reduce seabird bycatch in vessels operating longlines in Argentinean waters.  

In addition a  technical document has been presented to Argentinian government agencies with the aim of bringing about the preparation of a National Plan of Action -Seabirds to reduce bycatch of albatrosses and petrels.

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John Cooper, ACAP Information Officer, posted  1 September 2008