Report of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission for the year 1991

Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (1992) Report of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission for the year 1991. La Jolla, CA, Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission, 271pp. (Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Annual Report)

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ENGLISH: The Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission operates under the authority and direction of a convention originally entered into by Costa Rica and the United States. The convention, which came into force in 1950, is open to adherence by other governments whose nationals fish for tropical tunas in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Under this provision Panama adhered in 1953, Ecuador in 1961, Mexico in 1964, Canada in 1968, Japan in 1970, and France and Nicaragua in 1973. Ecuador withdrew from the Commission in 1968, Mexico in 1978, Costa Rica in 1979, and Canada in 1984. Costa Rica re-adhered to the convention in 1989, and Vanuatu joined the Commission in 1990. A technical meeting was convened in La Jolla, California, USA, on January 14•15, 1991, to elaborate the details of an international program for the conservation of the dolphin populations affected by the fishery for tunas in the eastern Pacific Ocean. SPANISH: La Comisión Interamericana del Atún Tropical funciona bajo la autoridad y dirección de un convenio suscrito originalmente por Costa Rica y los Estados Unidos de América. El convenio, vigente desde 1950, está abierto a la afiliación de cualquier pais cuyos ciudadanos pesquen atunes tropicales en el Oceano Pacífico oriental. Bajo esta estipulación, la República de Panamá se afilió en 1953, Ecuador en 1961, Mexico en 1964, Canadá en 1968, Japón en 1970, Francia y Nicaragua en 1973. Ecuador se retiró de la Comisión en 1968, México en 1978, Costa Rica en 1979 y Canadá en 1984. Costa Rica se adhirió de nuevo al Convenio en 1989, y Vanuatu se hizo miembro de la Comisión en 1990. (PDF contains 273 pages.)

Item Type: Monograph or Serial Issue
Title: Report of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission for the year 1991
Corporate Creator/Author: Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission
Series Name: Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Annual Report
Number of Pages: 271
Date: 1992
Publisher: Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission
Place of Publication: La Jolla, CA
Issuing Agency: Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission
Additional Information: This article is bilingual and contains both English and Spanish translations.
Subjects: Fisheries
Item ID: 5229
Depositing User: Joan Parker
Date Deposited: 01 May 2011 13:40
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 15:13
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/5229

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