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    Proposals for Improved Management of CCAMLR’s Krill Fisheries: Overview of Recommended Updates

    Request Meeting Document
    Document Number:
    CCAMLR-42/31 Rev. 1
    Delegations of Australia, New Zealand, and the United States
    Submitted By:
    Dr Lauren Fields (United States of America)
    Approved By:
    Ms Elizabeth Phelps (United States of America)

    As CCAMLR discusses the management strategy for the Antarctic krill fisheries, it should make concomitant improvements in the transparency and operational standards of the fisheries to ensure that the krill fisheries are carried out in accordance with the principles of conservation in Article II of the Convention. We propose revising several conservation measures at CCAMLR-42 to improve monitoring of the krill stocks and the vessels participating in krill fisheries. The following individual proposals include elements from CCAMLR-41/36 Rev. 1 submitted to CCAMLR-41 by Australia and the United States.