A fishery is characterized by the categories of people involved, species or type of fish, area of water or seabed, method of fishing, class of boats, purpose of the activities or a combination of the foregoing features. (Source: FAO, 1997)
The industry of catching, processing and selling fish. (Source: GEMET/ CED)
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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with fishery
You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with fishery. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
|Basel Convention||1 document|
|Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora||1 decision|
|Convention on Migratory Species||3 documents|
|Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds||1 decision|
|Ramsar Convention||3 decisions2 documents|
|Jeddah Convention||1 document|
|Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans of the Baltic and North Seas||3 decisions2 documents|