Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna
Short Name: CCSBT
Full Name: Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna
Purpose: fisheries
Established: 10-May-1993
Entered into force: 20-May-1994
Type: body, multi-lateral
Place where established: Canberra, Australia
Schedule to expire:
Goals and Objectives: The Commission's objective is to ensure, through appropriate management, the conservation and optimum utilisation of southern bluefin tuna (Thunnus maccoyii). The Commission also provides an internationally recognised forum for other countries/entities to actively participate in SBT issues. The main purpose of the Commission is to decide upon management measures for the global SBT fishery, such as the total allowable catch and the amount that each nation may catch, and if necessary other additional measures.
Related Legislation: [10 May 1993] Convention for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna (Entered into force 20 May 1994).
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New Zealandmember01-Jan-1970
Document text
Thunnus maccoyii
How to contact
Secretariat's addressSecretariat of the Southern Bluefin Tuna Commission Unit 1, JAA House 19 Napier Close PO Box 37 Deakin West ACT 2600 Australia
Telephone+616 282 8396
Fax+616 282 8407;;#
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