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NOAA Reporter
05-17-2007, 02:06 PM
The largest international conference for fishery observer programs will begin May 15 in Victoria, British Columbia, to strengthen observer programs, which act to curb illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing. Observers on fishing vessels track the catch to manage quotas and report any harm to marine mammals and other marine species.

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