This paper has been provided by the Secretariat to assist WG-FSA and the Scientific Committee to give additional consideration, at their 2012 meetings, to methods to estimate trends in IUU fishing and estimates of IUU catches, including further consideration of the recommendations of JAG. The paper includes:
- consideration of patterns and activities associated with IUU fishing in the CAMLR Convention Area
- the methodology used in estimating IUU catches and trends in the CAMLR Convention Area
- a program of work for consideration aimed at improving the quality of information available to estimate IUU fishing trends and catches in the CAMLR Convention Area.