|HARVESTED SPECIES||[Observation Scheme / Fisheries Monitoring]|
|Prior to the Convention’s entry into force, a
number of marine species were harvested commercially in the Antarctic and
The most notable of these included Antarctic fur seals (Arctocephalus gazella), various whales and the Antarctic rock cod (Notothenia rossii).
|The responsibility for the management of seals
and whales rests with the CCAS and IWC, both of which preceded CCAMLR.
present CCAMLR regulates commercial fishing for:
It also regulates by-catch arising from the fisheries directed at these species.
See also CCAMLR's Regulatory Framework for fisheries.