Conservation and Management Measures

Conservation and Management Measures, and Resolutions

Note on Interpreting Commission Decisions:
To clarify the legal implications of the range of decisions that the WCPFC may take, the Second Meeting of the WCPFC (see WCPFC/Comm2/29 14 December 2005) adopted the following nomenclature for its decisions.

Resolutions describe non-binding statements and recommendations addressed to members of the Commssion and Cooperating non-members. Such Resolutions are sequentially numbered and include the year of adoption.

Conservation and Management Measures describe binding decisions relating to conservation and management measures. Such decisions are sequentially numbered and include the year of adoption.

Other Decisions of the Commission describe all other decisions made by the Commission.

 

Resolutions of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission

 

Currently in force Conservation and Management Measures of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission

Symbol Title Files Date of Issue
CMM 2004-03 Specifications for the Marking and Identification of Fishing Vessels file attachment 8 Dec 2004
CMM 2004-04 Resolution on Conservation and Management Measures file attachment 8 Dec 2004
CMM 2005-03 Conservation and Management Measure for North Pacific Albacore file attachment 16 Dec 2005
CMM 2006-04 Conservation and Management Measure For Striped Marlin in the Southwest Pacific file attachment 15 Dec 2006
CMM 2006-07 Conservation and Management Measure for the Regional Observer Programme file attachment 15 Dec 2006
CMM 2006-08 Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission Boarding and Inspection Procedures file attachment 15 Dec 2006
CMM 2007-01 Conservation and Management Measure for the Regional Observer Programme file attachment 7 Dec 2007
CMM 2007-04 Conservation and Management Measure to Mitigate the Impact of Fishing for Highly Migratory Fish Stocks on Seabirds file attachment 7 Dec 2007
CMM 2008-03 Conservation and Management of Sea Turtles file attachment 12 Dec 2008
CMM 2008-04 Conservation and Management Measure to Prohibit the use of Large Scale Driftnets on the High Seas in the Convention Area file attachment 12 Dec 2008
CMM 2009-02 Conservation and Management Measure on the Application of High Seas FAD Closures and Catch Retention file attachment 11 Dec 2009
CMM 2009-03 Conservation and Management for Swordfish file attachment 11 Dec 2009
CMM 2009-05 Conservation and Management Measure Prohibiting Fishing on Data Buoys - see information package below file attachment 11 Dec 2009
CMM 2009-06 Conservation and Management Measure on Regulation of Transhipment file attachment 11 Dec 2009
CMM 2009-09 Conservation and Management Measure for Vessels without Nationality file attachment 11 Dec 2009
CMM 2009-10 Conservation and Management Measure to Monitor Landings of Purse Seiners at Ports so as to Ensure Reliable Catch Data by Species file attachment 11 Dec 2009
CMM 2009-11 Cooperating Non-Members file attachment 11 Dec 2009
CMM 2010-01 Conservation and Management Measure for North Pacific Striped Marlin file attachment 10 Dec 2010
CMM 2010-02 Conservation and Management Measure for the Eastern High-Seas Pocket Special Management Area file attachmentfile attachment 10 Dec 2010
CMM 2010-05 Conservation and Management Measure for South Pacific Albacore file attachment 10 Dec 2010
CMM 2010-06 Conservation and Management Measure to establish a List of Vessels presumed to have carried out Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing activities in the WCPO file attachment 10 Dec 2010
CMM 2010-07 Conservation and Management Measure for Sharks file attachment 10 Dec 2010
CMM 2011-02 Conservation and Management Measure for the Commission VMS file attachment 30 Mar 2012
CMM 2011-03 Conservation and Management Measure to Address the Impact of Purse Seine Activity on Cetaceans file attachment 30 Mar 2012
CMM 2011-04 Conservation and Management Measure for Oceanic Whitetip Sharks file attachment 30 Mar 2012
CMM 2012-03 Conservation and Management Measure for Implementation of the ROP by vessels fishing north of 20N file attachment 6 Dec 2012
CMM 2012-04 Conservation and Management Measure on the protection of whale sharks from purse seine operations file attachment 6 Dec 2012
CMM 2012-05 Conservation and Management Measure on Charter Notification Scheme file attachment 6 Dec 2012
CMM 2012-07 Conservation and Management Measure for Mitigating Impacts of Fishing on Seabirds file attachment 6 Dec 2012
CMM 2013-01 Conservation and Management Measure for bigeye, yellowfin and skipjack tuna in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean file attachment 6 Dec 2013
CMM 2013-02 Conservation and Management Measure for Compliance Monitoring Scheme file attachment 6 Dec 2013
CMM 2013-03 Standards, specifications and procedures for the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission Record of Fishing Vessels file attachment 6 Dec 2013
CMM 2013-04 Conservation and Management Measure for WCPFC Implementation of a Unique Vessel Identifier (UVI) file attachment 6 Dec 2013
CMM 2013-05 Conservation and Management Measure on daily catch and effort reporting file attachment 6 Dec 2013
CMM 2013-06 Conservation and Management Measure on the criteria for the consideration of conservation and management proposals file attachment 6 Dec 2013
CMM 2013-07 Conservation and Management Measure on the special requirements of Small Island Developing States and Territories file attachment 6 Dec 2013
CMM 2013-08 Conservation and Management Measure for Silky Sharks file attachment 6 Dec 2013
CMM 2013-09 Conservation and Management Measure for Pacific Bluefin Tuna file attachment 6 Dec 2013
CMM 2013-10 WCPFC Record of Fishing Vessels and Authorization to Fish file attachment 6 Dec 2013

Supplementary Information on Conservation and Management Measures

Past Conservation and Management Measures and Resolution of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission

Symbol Title Files Date of Issue
CMM 2004-01 Record of Fishing Vessels and Authorization to Fish (Replaced by CMM 2009-01) file attachment 8 Dec 2004
CMM 2004-02 Cooperating Non-Members (Replaced by CMM 2008-02) file attachment 8 Dec 2004
CMM 2005-01 Conservation and Management Measure for Bigeye and Yellowfin (CMM 2005-01) file attachment 16 Dec 2005
CMM 2005-02 Conservation and Management Measure for South Pacific Albacore (replaced by CMM 2010-05) file attachment 16 Dec 2005
Resolution 2005-02 Resolution on Reduction of Overcapacity file attachment 16 Dec 2005
Resolution 2005-04 Resolution to Mitigate the Impact of Fishing for Highly Migratory Fish species on Sea Turtles (Replaced by CMM 2008-03) file attachment 16 Dec 2005
CMM 2006-09 Conservation And Management Measure To Establish A List Of Vessels Presumed To Have Carried Out Illegal Unreported And Unregulated Fishing Activities In The Western And Central Pacific Ocean (replaced by CMM 2007-03) file attachment 10 Dec 2006
CMM 2006-01 Conservation and Management Measures for Bigeye and Yellowfin Tuna in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (Replaced by CMM 2008-01) file attachment 15 Dec 2006
CMM 2006-02 Conservation and Management Measure to Mitigate the Impact of Fishing For Highly Migratory Fish Stocks on Seabirds (Revised and replaced by CMM 2007-04) file attachment 15 Dec 2006
CMM 2006-03 Conservation and Management Measure for Swordfish in the South West Pacific (Replaced by CMM 2008-05) file attachment 15 Dec 2006
CMM 2006-05 Conservation and Management Measure for Sharks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (Replaced by CMM 2008-06) file attachment 15 Dec 2006
CMM 2006-06 Commission Vessel Monitoring System (Revised and replaced by CMM 2007-02) file attachment 15 Dec 2006
CMM 2007-02 Conservation and Management Measure on the Commission Vessel Monitoring System (Replaced by CMM 2011-02) file attachment 7 Dec 2007
CMM 2007-03 Conservation and Management Measure to Establish a List of Vessels presumed to Have Carried out Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing Activities in the WCPO (Replaced by CMM 2010-06) file attachment 7 Dec 2007
CMM 2008-01 Conservation and Management Measure for Bigeye and Yellowfin Tuna in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (replaced by CMM 2012-01) file attachment 12 Dec 2008
CMM 2008-02 Cooperating Non-Members (Replaced by CMM 2009-11) file attachment 12 Dec 2008
CMM 2008-05 Conservation and Management of Swordfish (Replaced by CMM 2009-03) file attachment 12 Dec 2008
CMM 2008-06 Conservation and Management of Sharks (Replaced by CMM 2009-04) file attachment 12 Dec 2008
CMM 2009-01 WCPFC Record of Fishing Vessels and Authorization to Fish file attachment 11 Dec 2009
CMM 2009-04 Conservation and Management for Sharks (Replaced by 2010-07) file attachment 11 Dec 2009
CMM 2009-07 Conservation and Management Measure for Pacific Bluefun Tuna (Replaced by CMM 2010-04) file attachment 11 Dec 2009
CMM 2009-08 Conservation and Management Measure for Charter Notification Scheme (Replaced by CMM 2011-05) file attachment 11 Dec 2009
CMM 2010-03 Conservation and Management Measure for Compliance Monitoring Scheme (replaced by CMM 2011-06) file attachment 10 Dec 2010
CMM 2010-04 Conservation and Management Measure for Pacific Bluefin Tuna (replaced by CMM2012-06) file attachment 10 Dec 2010
CMM 2011-01 Conservation and Management Measure for temporary extension of CMM 2008-01 (replaced by CMM2012-01) file attachment 30 Mar 2012
CMM 2011-05 Conservation and Management Measure on Charter Notification Scheme (replaced by CMM 2012-05) file attachment 30 Mar 2012
CMM 2011-06 Conservation and Management Measure for Compliance Monitoring Scheme file attachment 30 Mar 2012
CMM 2012-01 Conservation and Management Measure for Bigeye, Yellowfin and Skipjack file attachment 6 Dec 2012
CMM 2012-02 Conservation and Management Measure for Compliance Monitoring Scheme file attachment 6 Dec 2012
CMM 2012-06 Conservation and Management Measure for Pacific Bluefin file attachment 6 Dec 2012

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