The CCAMLR Ecosystem Monitoring Program (CEMP) was established to detect changes in the krill-based ecosystems, providing a basis for regulating harvesting of Antarctic living marine resources in accordance with the ‘ecosystem approach’. This report provides:
- Details on CEMP data that have been submitted for 2016/17, including an area-based comparison of the 2016/17 observations with the previous season
- A summary of available CEMP data and metadata and any issues encountered with data submitted to the Secretariat.
- An update on the spatial analysis of CEMP data in subarea 48.1 using Combined Standardised Indices (CSIs) for Breeding Seasons parameters and population size data.