Description / Abstract:
Collection and Reporting of VME-Indicator Data in Accordance with Conservation Measure 22-07.
Vessels are required to report VME-indicator data as follows:
- mandatory requirement – if five (5) or more VME-indicator units are recovered within one line segment, record the mid-point of the line segment and quantity of VME-indicator units, and immediately email this record to the Secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org), either directly, if the vessel is authorised to do so (with copy to the Flag State), or via the Flag State.
- to the extent possible – record the mid-point of each line segment and the quantity of VME-indicator units recovered, including zero catches.