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    SC-CAMLR-XXX

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    Thirtieth Meeting of the Scientific Committee
    Location:
    Hobart, Australia
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      Documents

      Document Number Title Agenda Item(s)
      CCAMLR-XXX/05
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      Report on the independent review of CCAMLR’s data management systems
      Secretariat
      14
      CCAMLR-XXX/08
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      The CCAMLR Secretariat Strategic Plan and associated Staffing Strategy
      Executive Secretary
      17
      CCAMLR-XXX/10
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      Summary of notifications for krill fisheries 2011/12
      Secretariat
      3
      CCAMLR-XXX/11 Rev. 1
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      Summary of notifications for new and exploratory fisheries 2011/12
      Secretariat
      3, 4, 5
      CCAMLR-XXX/12 Rev. 1
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      Preliminary assessments of known and anticipated impacts of proposed bottom fishing activities on vulnerable marine ecosystems (Conservation Measure 22-06)
      Collated by the Secretariat
      3, 5.1
      CCAMLR-XXX/13
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      Notification of France’s intention to conduct an exploratory longline fishery for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      3, 4, 5
      CCAMLR-XXX/14
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      Notifications of Japan’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of Japan
      3, 4, 5
      CCAMLR-XXX/15
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      Notifications of the Republic of Korea’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of the Republic of Korea
      3, 4, 5
      CCAMLR-XXX/16
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      Notifications of New Zealand’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of New Zealand
      3, 4, 5
      CCAMLR-XXX/17
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      Notifications of Norway’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of Norway
      3, 4, 5
      CCAMLR-XXX/18
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      Notifications of Russia’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of Russia
      3, 4, 5
      CCAMLR-XXX/19
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      Notifications of South Africa’s intention to conduct an exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of South Africa
      3, 4, 5
      CCAMLR-XXX/20
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      Notifications of Spain’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      3, 4, 5
      CCAMLR-XXX/21
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      Notifications of Ukraine’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of Ukraine
      3, 4, 5
      CCAMLR-XXX/22
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      Notifications of the United Kingdom’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of the United Kingdom
      3, 4, 5
      CCAMLR-XXX/30
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      Proposal for a general conservation measure to implement Marine Protected Areas in the CCAMLR Area by 2012, including management arrangements needed in conservation measures that will govern the MPAs in CCAMLR in the future
      Delegation of Australia
      5.2
      CCAMLR-XXX/40
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      Proposal for the establishment of a CEMP Fund for increased ecosystem monitoring under conditions of uncertainty
      Delegations of the European Union and Norway
      11
      CCAMLR-XXX/41
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      Access to restricted information on the CCAMLR website
      Secretariat
      14
      CCAMLR-XXX/BG/01 Rev. 1
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      List of documents
      1
      CCAMLR-XXX/BG/02
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      List of participants
      1
      CCAMLR-XXX/BG/06
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      Summary of the Thirty-fourth Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 20 June to 1 July 2011)
      Secretariat
      10.1
      CCAMLR-XXX/BG/08
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      Implementation of fishery conservation measures in 2010/11
      Secretariat
      3
      CCAMLR-XXX/BG/11
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      The CAML/SCAR-MarBIN Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean
      Submitted by SCAR
      10.1.2
      CCAMLR-XXX/BG/13
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      The Southern Ocean Observing System (SOOS): an update
      A joint submission by SCAR and SCOR
      10.1.2
      CCAMLR-XXX/BG/14
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      Antarctic Climate Change and the Environment – 2011 update
      Submitted by SCAR
      10.1.2
      CCAMLR-XXX/BG/15
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      Annual Report from SCAR to CCAMLR
      Submitted by SCAR
      10.1.2
      CCAMLR-XXX/BG/19
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      30 years of krill fisheries management – challenges remain
      Submitted by ASOC
      3.1
      CCAMLR-XXX/BG/20
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      Demonstrating global leadership in marine spatial protection
      Submitted by ASOC
      5.2
      CCAMLR-XXX/BG/21
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      Unhappy feet: the reduction of Adélie and chinstrap penguin populations in the West Antarctic Peninsula/Scotia Sea
      Submitted by ASOC
      3.1, 7, 8
      CCAMLR-XXX/BG/23
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      The case for a Ross Sea marine reserve
      Submitted by ASOC
      5.2
      CCAMLR-XXX/BG/25
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      Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Sharks
      Secretariat
      10
      CCAMLR-XXX/BG/37
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      Summary of progress made in respect of Performance Review recommendations
      Secretariat
      11
      CCAMLR-XXX/BG/39
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      Report from the CCAMLR Observer to the Meeting of the Extended Commission for the 18th Annual Session of the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna (10–13 October 2011, Bali, Indonesia)
      CCAMLR Observer (Australia)
      10.3
      CCAMLR-XXX/BG/40
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      Report on VMS data for the Yangzi Hua 44 (Ex Paloma V, Trosky)
      Secretariat
      6
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/01
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      Provisional Agenda for the Thirtieth Meeting of the Scientific Committee for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources
      1
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/02
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      Provisional Annotated Agenda for the Thirtieth Meeting of the Scientific Committee for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources
      1
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/03
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      Report of the Working Group on Ecosystem Monitoring and Management (Busan, Republic of Korea, 11 to 22 July 2011)
      3, 5, 7, 15
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/04
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      Report of the Working Group on Fish Stock Assessment (Hobart, Australia, 10 to 21 October 2011)
      3.2
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/05
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      Report of the Working Group on Statistics, Assessments and Modelling (Busan, Republic of Korea, 11 to 15 July 2011)
      2
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/06
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      Report of the Workshop on Marine Protected Areas (Brest, France, 29 August to 2 September 2011)
      5.2
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/07
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      Proposal for a CCAMLR-sponsored research survey to monitor abundance of pre-recruit Antarctic toothfish in the southern Ross Sea
      Delegation of New Zealand
      3.5, 9
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/08
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      Implementation considerations for the CCAMLR Observer Training Program Accreditation Scheme (COTPAS)
      Chair of the Scientific Committee, Chair of SCIC and former Co-conveners of ad hoc TASO
      7
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/09
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      An MPA scenario for the Ross Sea region
      Delegation of the USA
      5.2.1
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/10
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      A Marine Protected Area scenario by New Zealand for the Ross Sea region
      Delegation of New Zealand
      5.2
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/11
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      Proposal for a Representative System of Marine Protected Areas (RSMPA) in the East Antarctica planning domain
      Delegations of Australia and France
      5.2
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/12
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      Report of the Working Group on Incidental Mortality Associated with Fishing (Hobart, Australia, 10 to 12 October 2011)
      4
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/13
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      Climate change and precautionary spatial protection: ice shelves
      Delegation of the United Kingdom
      5.2, 8
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/BG/01
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      Catches in the Convention Area 2009/10 and 2010/11
      Secretariat
      3
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/BG/02
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      Observer’s Report from the 63rd Meeting of the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission (Tromsø, Norway, 30 May to 11 June 2011)
      CCAMLR Observer (K.-H. Kock, Germany)
      10
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/BG/03
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      Antarctic krill and climate change
      Delegation of the European Union
      3, 5, 8
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/BG/04
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      SUMMARY OF SCIENTIFIC OBSERVATION PROGRAMS UNDERTAKEN DURING 2010/11
      Secretariat
      7
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/BG/05
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      Marine debris, entanglements and hydrocarbon soiling at Bird Island and King Edward Point, South Georgia, Signy Island, South Orkneys and Goudier Island, Antarctic Peninsula, 2010/11
      Delegation of the United Kingdom
      4.1
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/BG/06
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      On the management of Antarctic krill fisheries in the CCAMLR Area
      Delegation of Ukraine
      3, 7
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/BG/08
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      Report on the Data Centre’s activities in 2010/11
      Secretariat
      14
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/BG/09
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      Proposals for study of spatial-temporal dynamics of krill distribution for management applications
      Delegation of Russia
      2.1, 2.2, 3.1
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/BG/10
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      Review of the technical recommendations for the Patagonian toothfish fishery in order to minimize by-catch
      Delegation of France
      3.4
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/BG/11
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      On the determination and establishment of Marine Protected Area in the area of the Argentina Islands Archipelago
      Delegation of Ukraine
      5
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/BG/12
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      Committee for Environmental Protection: Annual report to the Scientific Committee of CCAMLR
      CEP Observer to SC-CAMLR
      10.1.1
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/BG/13
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      Notification of intent to participate in a fishery for Euphausia superba in accordance with Conservation Measures 21-03 and 10-02 in Subareas 48.1, 48.2, 48.3 and 48.4
      Delegation of Ukraine
      3.1
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/BG/14
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      Calendar of meetings of relevance to the Scientific Committee in 2011/12
      Secretariat
      10.4
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/BG/15
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      Announcement of ‘Antarctic Krill Symposium: from Marr to Now and Beyond’
      Delegation of Australia
      3.1, 17
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/BG/16
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      Progress report on the monitoring of krill larvae in the Weddell–Scotia region in January 2011
      Delegation of Argentina
      3.1
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/BG/17
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      Plan of research fishing in Subarea 88.3 in season 2011/12
      Delegation of Russia
      9
      WG-FSA-11/11
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      Cetacean observation during krill fishing cruise (48.1, 48.2 Statistical Subareas, 2011)
      K. Vyshniakova (Ukraine)
      7
      WG-FSA-11/32
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      The Ross Sea toothfish fishery: proposal for conditional transition of classification from exploratory to established
      C. Jones (USA) and S. Hanchet (New Zealand)
      3.5
      WG-FSA-11/41
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      By-catch observation during krill fishing cruise (48.1, 48.2 Statistical Subareas, 2011)
      K. Vyshniakova (Ukraine)
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      Agenda

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      1     Opening of meeting

      The Chair (Dr D. Agnew, UK) will open the meeting and welcome delegations of CCAMLR Members and observers.  International organisations invited to the meeting are listed in Agenda Item 10(ii).  The organisation of the meeting, chairing and other arrangements will be discussed.
       

      1.1     Adoption of agenda

      The Preliminary Agenda for the Thirtieth Meeting of the Scientific Committee was prepared and distributed in accordance with Rule 5 of the Scientific Committee’s Rules of Procedure.  A Provisional Agenda will be prepared, taking account of Members’ additions and comments, and distributed on 9 September 2011 in accordance with Rule 7 of the Rules of Procedure.
       

      1.2     Chair’s Report

      The Chair will report on intersessional activities undertaken since the Twenty ninth Meeting (SC-CAMLR-XXIX).
       

      2     Advances in statistics, assessments, modelling, acoustics and survey methods
      2.1     Statistics, assessments and modelling
      2.2     Acoustic survey and analysis methods
      2.3     Advice to Commission

      The Scientific Committee will advise the Commission on matters of relevance to the development of statistics, assessments, modelling and survey methods.
       

      3     Harvested species
      CCAMLR-XXX/10 Summary of notifications for krill fisheries 2011/12
      Secretariat
      CCAMLR-XXX/11 Rev. 1 Summary of notifications for new and exploratory fisheries 2011/12
      Secretariat
      CCAMLR-XXX/12 Rev. 1 Preliminary assessments of known and anticipated impacts of proposed bottom fishing activities on vulnerable marine ecosystems (Conservation Measure 22-06)
      Collated by the Secretariat
      CCAMLR-XXX/13 Notification of France’s intention to conduct an exploratory longline fishery for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      CCAMLR-XXX/14 Notifications of Japan’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of Japan
      CCAMLR-XXX/15 Notifications of the Republic of Korea’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of the Republic of Korea
      CCAMLR-XXX/16 Notifications of New Zealand’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of New Zealand
      CCAMLR-XXX/17 Notifications of Norway’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of Norway
      CCAMLR-XXX/18 Notifications of Russia’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of Russia
      CCAMLR-XXX/19 Notifications of South Africa’s intention to conduct an exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of South Africa
      CCAMLR-XXX/20 Notifications of Spain’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      CCAMLR-XXX/21 Notifications of Ukraine’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of Ukraine
      CCAMLR-XXX/22 Notifications of the United Kingdom’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of the United Kingdom
      CCAMLR-XXX/BG/08 Implementation of fishery conservation measures in 2010/11
      Secretariat
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/03 Report of the Working Group on Ecosystem Monitoring and Management (Busan, Republic of Korea, 11 to 22 July 2011)
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/BG/01 Catches in the Convention Area 2009/10 and 2010/11
      Secretariat
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/BG/03 Antarctic krill and climate change
      Delegation of the European Union
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/BG/06 On the management of Antarctic krill fisheries in the CCAMLR Area
      Delegation of Ukraine
      3.1.1     Status and trends

      Data reported for the current season, as well as any updates to the notifications for krill fisheries in the 2011/12 season will be presented, noting the outcomes of the deliberations of advice from WG-EMM.
      Members will be invited to inform the Scientific Committee of updated information relating to those notifications, as well as any relevant developments and trends in krill fisheries in the Convention Area.
       

      3.1.2     Ecosystem effects of krill fishing

      The Convener of WG-EMM (Dr G. Watters, USA) will present the relevant sections of the WG-EMM report including issues relating to feedback management in the krill fishery and  catch monitoring
       

      3.1.3     Advice to Commission

      The Scientific Committee will provide scientific advice to the Commission.
       

      3.2.1     Status and trends

      Fishery data and related information for the current season will be presented.  Members will be invited to inform the Scientific Committee of recent developments and trends in finfish fisheries in the Convention Area.
       

      3.2.2     WG-FSA advice

      The Convener of WG-FSA (Dr C. Jones, USA) will present the sections of the WG-FSA report dealing with the assessment of fish resources.  The Scientific Committee will consider the management recommendations of WG-FSA dealing with the assessment of target fish species.
       

      3.2.3     Advice to Commission

      The Scientific Committee will provide scientific advice to the Commission.
       

      3.3     Crab resources
      3.3.1     Status and trends

      Fishery data and related information for the current season will be presented.  Members will be invited to inform the Scientific Committee of any recent developments and trends in the crab fisheries in the Convention Area, and their intentions to fish in the 2011/12 season.
       

      3.3.2     WG-FSA advice

      The Convener of WG-FSA will present the results of WG-FSA’s deliberations on crab resources.
       

      3.3.3     Advice to Commission

      The Scientific Committee will provide scientific advice to the Commission.
       

      3.4.1     Status and trends

      By-catch data and related information for the current season will be presented.  Members will be invited to inform the Scientific Committee of recent developments and trends in by catch from fisheries in the Convention Area.
       

      3.4.2     WG-FSA advice

      The Scientific Committee will consider the recommendations of WG FSA on developments in fishing methods, education and other matters relevant to by-catch in CCAMLR fisheries.
       

      3.5.1     New and exploratory fisheries in 2010/11 season

      Fishing activities in new and exploratory fisheries in the 2010/11 season will be reviewed taking into account the advice of WG-EMM and WG FSA.
       

      3.5.2     Notifications for new and exploratory fisheries in 2011/12 season

      Notifications for new and exploratory fisheries in the 2011/12 season will be reviewed taking into account the advice of WG EMM and WG FSA.
       

      3.5.3     Advice to Commission

      The Scientific Committee will provide advice concerning new and exploratory fisheries.
       

      4     Incidental mortality arising from fishing operations
      CCAMLR-XXX/11 Rev. 1 Summary of notifications for new and exploratory fisheries 2011/12
      Secretariat
      CCAMLR-XXX/13 Notification of France’s intention to conduct an exploratory longline fishery for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      CCAMLR-XXX/14 Notifications of Japan’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of Japan
      CCAMLR-XXX/15 Notifications of the Republic of Korea’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of the Republic of Korea
      CCAMLR-XXX/16 Notifications of New Zealand’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of New Zealand
      CCAMLR-XXX/17 Notifications of Norway’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of Norway
      CCAMLR-XXX/18 Notifications of Russia’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of Russia
      CCAMLR-XXX/19 Notifications of South Africa’s intention to conduct an exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of South Africa
      CCAMLR-XXX/20 Notifications of Spain’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      CCAMLR-XXX/21 Notifications of Ukraine’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of Ukraine
      CCAMLR-XXX/22 Notifications of the United Kingdom’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of the United Kingdom
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/12 Report of the Working Group on Incidental Mortality Associated with Fishing (Hobart, Australia, 10 to 12 October 2011)
      4.1     Marine debris
      4.2     Incidental mortality of seabirds and marine mammals associated with fisheries

      The Scientific Committee will consider the report of WG-IMAF on incidental mortality of seabirds and marine mammals arising from fisheries.
       

      4.3     Future consideration of incidental mortality of seabirds and marine mammals associated with fisheries

      The Scientific Committee will consider the requirement for future meetings of WG-IMAF.
       

      4.4     Advice to Commission

      The Scientific Committee will provide scientific advice to the Commission.
       

      5     Spatial management of impacts on the Antarctic ecosystem
      CCAMLR-XXX/11 Rev. 1 Summary of notifications for new and exploratory fisheries 2011/12
      Secretariat
      CCAMLR-XXX/13 Notification of France’s intention to conduct an exploratory longline fishery for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      CCAMLR-XXX/14 Notifications of Japan’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of Japan
      CCAMLR-XXX/15 Notifications of the Republic of Korea’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of the Republic of Korea
      CCAMLR-XXX/16 Notifications of New Zealand’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of New Zealand
      CCAMLR-XXX/17 Notifications of Norway’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of Norway
      CCAMLR-XXX/18 Notifications of Russia’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of Russia
      CCAMLR-XXX/19 Notifications of South Africa’s intention to conduct an exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of South Africa
      CCAMLR-XXX/20 Notifications of Spain’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      CCAMLR-XXX/21 Notifications of Ukraine’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of Ukraine
      CCAMLR-XXX/22 Notifications of the United Kingdom’s intention to conduct exploratory longline fisheries for Dissostichus spp. in 2011/12
      Delegation of the United Kingdom
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/03 Report of the Working Group on Ecosystem Monitoring and Management (Busan, Republic of Korea, 11 to 22 July 2011)
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/BG/03 Antarctic krill and climate change
      Delegation of the European Union
      SC-CAMLR-XXX/BG/11 On the determination and establishment of Marine Protected Area in the area of the Argentina Islands Archipelago
      Delegation of Ukraine
      5.1.1     Status and trends

      The Scientific Committee will consider the ‘Report on Bottom Fisheries and Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems’ and advice on progress in the implementation of Conservation Measures 22 05, 22-06 and 22-07 and other matters pertaining to CCAMLR’s actions in respect of bottom fishing and vulnerable marine ecosystems.  
       

      5.1.2     Advice to Commission

      The Scientific Committee will provide scientific advice to the Commission.
       

      5.2.1     Scientific analysis of proposals for MPAs

      The Scientific Committee will consider progress on the agreed plan to work towards a network of marine protected areas in with particular emphasis on outcomes of the MPA Workshop
       

      5.2.2     Advice to Commission

      The Scientific Committee will provide scientific advice to the Commission.
       

      6     IUU fishing in the Convention Area

      The Convener of WG-FSA will report to the Scientific Committee on IUU catch estimates used for stock assessment purposes, and recent trends in IUU fishing effort  as prepared by the Secretariat and considered by WG-FSA (SC-CAMLR-XXIX, paragraph 6.5).
      The Scientific Committee will provide scientific advice to SCIC and the Commission, as appropriate.
       

      7.1     Scientific observations

      The Secretariat will summarise data received in accordance with the Scheme of International Scientific Observation in the 2010/11 season.  The Conveners of WG-EMM and WG-FSA will present the relevant sections of their reports.
      The operation of the scheme, including the scientific objectives and priorities for the deployment of CCAMLR international scientific observers during the 2011/12 season, will be reviewed.
      The Scientific Committee will consider the advice from WG-EMM on the first stage of the implementation of a comprehensive program for systematic observer coverage in the krill fishery (SC-CAMLR-XXIX, paragraphs 3.17 and 3.18).
      The Scientific Committee will consider the process and criteria for the accreditation of scientific observer programs (SC-CAMLR-XXIX, paragraphs 7.12 and 7.13).
       

      7.2     Advice to Commission

      The Scientific Committee will advise the Commission on matters of relevance to the implementation of the scheme and its objectives.
      Consideration will also be given to the general operational requirements of SISO for the forthcoming season so as to assist the Chair in preparing advice to SCIC.
       

      8     Climate change

      The Scientific Committee will consider advice from WG-SAM, WG-EMM and WG FSA on the three key issues relating to specific advice to the Commission on what would be appropriate management responses to climate change (SC-CAMLR-XXVII, paragraph 7.14).
      The Scientific Committee will provide scientific advice to the Commission, as appropriate.
       

      9     Scientific research exemption

      The Scientific Committee will review available information relevant to Conservation Measure 24-01, and consider Members’ notifications for scientific research surveys in 2011/12.  The Scientific Committee will also consider advice from WG-FSA on surveys proposed under Conservation Measure 24-01 to ensure that they are consistent with the intended purpose of the measure (SC-CAMLR-XXVI, paragraph 9.11).
      The Scientific Committee will provide scientific advice to the Commission, as appropriate.
       

      10.1.1     Committee for Environmental Protection
      10.1.2     Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research

      The Scientific Committee will discuss cooperation with SCAR based on reports received from the SCAR Observer to CCAMLR.
       

      10.2     Reports of observers from other international organisations

      Reports will be received from representatives of international and non-governmental organisations present as observers at the Scientific Committee meeting.  Those invited include: ACAP, ASOC, CCSBT, CEP, CITES, COLTO, CPPS, FAO, FFA, IATTC, ICCAT, IOC, IUCN, IWC, SCAR, SCOR, SEAFO, SPC, UNEP and WCPFC.
       

      10.3     Reports of representatives at meetings of other international organisations
      10.4     Future cooperation

      The Scientific Committee will discuss the further development of its cooperation with other international organisations and consider any proposals for cooperation received by the Scientific Committee under subitems (i) to (iii) above.
      A calendar of known international meetings of interest to the Scientific Committee has been compiled by the Secretariat.
       

      11     Performance Review
      11.1     CCAMLR Scientific Scholarship Scheme

      The Scientific Committee will consider the outcomes of the selection process for the first year of the scholarship scheme.  
       

      12     Budget for 2012 and forecast budget for 2013

      The financial implications of decisions taken during the meeting will be used to prepare a detailed Scientific Committee budget for 2012.  This budget will be based on the costs of ongoing projects and new proposals.  A forecast budget for 2013 will also be discussed.
      In developing its budget, the Scientific Committee will need to consider the working groups’ requirements for invited experts and other contracted work, including terms of reference, costing and expected outputs and reporting.  The Scientific Committee will also review the Special Science Fund and its requirements for multi-year funding, and the Science Capacity Fund.
       

      13     Advice to SCIC and SCAF

      In accordance with established practice, the Chair will provide preliminary advice to SCAF and SCIC, and will receive advice on matters of relevance to the Scientific Committee from these standing committees, which will meet concurrently with the meeting of the Scientific Committee.  The Scientific Committee will summarise for the Commission its recommendations to SCIC and SCAF on matters relating to their work.
       

      14     Secretariat supported activities

      The Secretariat will report on work in support of the Scientific Committee, including an independent review of the Secretariat’s Data Management Systems (SC-CAMLR-XXIX, paragraphs 14.1 and 14.2) and the Secretariat’s revised Strategic Plan.  The Scientific Committee will consider priorities for future work and consider requirements for the 2011/12 intersessional period.
       

      15.1     Priorities for work of Scientific Committee and its working groups

      The Scientific Committee will consider the prioritisation process initiated in 2009 (SC-CAMLR-XXVIII, paragraphs 14.1 to 14.3) for the schedule of work for WG-EMM and WG-SAM, including the recommendations from conveners on the future work of their groups.  The Scientific Committee will revise its priorities and timetable for future work (SC-CAMLR-XXIX, paragraph 15.1).
       

      15.2     Intersessional activities

      The intersessional activities of the Scientific Committee in 2011/12 will be discussed and planned.  This will include identifying the dates and venues for meetings of working groups and other groups, the timing of data submission to the Secretariat, and a schedule of agreed actions to be undertaken by the Chair, conveners of working groups, Members and the Secretariat.
      The Scientific Committee may also wish to outline a schedule of agreed activities planned for 2012/13 and beyond.
       

      15.3     Invitation of observers to next meeting

      The Scientific Committee will consider the invitation of observers to its next annual meeting and the intersessional meetings of its working groups.
       

      15.4     Invitation of experts to meetings of working groups

      On the basis of advice from working group conveners and in accordance with Rule 2 of the Rules of the Scientific Committee, the Scientific Committee will decide whether invitations should be extended to scientists and other experts to attend intersessional meetings of its working groups.
       

      15.5     Next meeting

      The next meeting of the Scientific Committee will be held at CCAMLR Headquarters in Hobart, Australia, from 22 to 26 October 2012.
       

      16     Election of Chair and Vice-Chair

      In accordance with Rule 8 of the Rules of Procedure of the Scientific Committee, an election will be held for the Chair and one of two Vice-Chairs of the Scientific Committee for a term of two regular meetings (2012 and 2013).
       

      17     Other business
      18     Adoption of report of Thirtieth Meeting

      The Scientific Committee will adopt the report of the Thirtieth Meeting.
       

      19     Close of meeting

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