Model Protocol for the Management of Extreme Accumulations of Sargassum on the Coasts of CRFM Member States.
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Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism
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The 26th Meeting of the CRFM Executive Committee noted the protocol developed for the management of extreme accumulations of Sargassum in Puerto Rico and considered the efficacy of such a protocol being considered for adoption and implementation by the CRFM. The Executive Committee noted that the protocol developed by Puerto Rico closely meets the current needs of the CRFM, based on geographical as well as social and economic realities; and, mindful of the concerns already expressed by the CRFM Ministerial Council, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Council of Ministers, CARICOM’s Council on Trade and Economic Development (COTED) and CARICOM Heads of Government, endorsed the development a protocol for the management of extreme accumulations of Sargassum by the CRFM. The 14th Meeting of the Caribbean Fisheries Forum agreed that the Puerto Rico Sargassum protocol be used as a point of departure and modified where necessary to meet the needs of the region in re.....
PublisherCaribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism
Series;NrCRFM Technical & Advisory Document;2016/5
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14.2
Essential Ocean Variables (EOV)Macroalgal canopy cover and composition
Best Practice TypeBest Practice
Manual (incl. handbook, guide, cookbook etc)
Spatial CoverageCaribbean Sea
CitationCaribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (2016) Model Protocol for the Management of Extreme Accumulations of Sargassum on the Coasts of CRFM Member States. Belize, Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism, 15pp. (CRFM Technical & Advisory Document, No. 2016/ 5). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-857