Fishery Resources Monitoring System

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The Fishery Resources Monitoring System (FIRMS) is a partnership of intergovernmental fisheries organizations that share a wide range of high-quality information on the global monitoring and management of marine fishery resources.


This code of conduct, adopted by FAO members on 31 October 1995, contains a broad set of principles and methods for developing and managing fisheries and aquaculture. A voluntary, non-binding instrument, the code is widely recognized as the global standard for settling out the aims of sustainable fisheries and aquaculture for the coming decades.


Currently, the FIRMS partnership is composed of 13 international organizations:

The partners of FIRMS are committed to providing the best scientific evidence on the status and trends of fishery resources and fisheries.

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