Jack mackerel school of fish

11th Commission Meeting

Manta, Ecuador
Wyndham Manta Sail Plaza Hotel
13 February to 17 February 2023
Mr Luis Molledo
Executive Secretary:
Craig Loveridge

The SPRFMO Annual Meeting comprises three meetings: the Commission Meeting, the Compliance and Technical Committee meeting, and the Finance and Administration Committee meeting.

The 11th Meeting of the SPRFMO Commission (COMM11) was held in Manta, Ecuador, from 13 to 17 February 2023, with the 10th Meeting of the Compliance and Technical Committee (CTC10) taking place on 7-10 February 2023, while the 10th meeting of the Finance and Administration Committee (FAC10) took place on 9, 10 and 14 February 2023.

A complete COMM11-Report, containing all the annexes, is also available (264p., 6.5MB). To access the photo gallery of the COMM11, use this link to Flickr.

The list of annexes to the report is as follows:

Annex 01 - COMM11 Meeting Agenda
Annex 02 - List of Participants
Annex 03 - COMM11 Meeting Schedule
Annex 04 - Science
                   4a Scientific Committee Multiannual Workplan
Annex 05 - Finance and Administration
                   5a SPRFMO Budget for the Financial Year 2023-24 
                   5b Schedule of Member Contribution for Financial Year 2023-24
Annex 06 - Compliance and Technical
                   6a 2023 Final Compliance Report
                   6b 2023 Final IUU Vessel List
Annex 07 - Conservation and Management Measures
         7a CMM 01-2023 Trachurus murphyi
                   7b CMM 03-2023 Bottom Fishing
                   7c CMM 03a-2023 Deepwater Species
                   7d CMM 05-2023 Record of Vessels
                   7e CMM 06-2023 Vessel Monitoring System
                   7f CMM 08-2023 Gillnets
                   7g CMM 11-2023 Boarding and Inspection
                   7h CMM 12-2023 Transhipment
                   7i CMM 14b-2023 Exploratory Potting
                   7j CMM 14e-2023 Exploratory Fishing for Toothfish
                   7k CMM 16-2023 Observer Programme
                   7l CMM 18-2023 Jumbo Flying Squid
Annex 08 - Decisions
                   8a Decision 13-2023 on Climate Change 
Annex 09 - Statements
                   9a Opening remarks by Mr Julio Jose Prado
                   9b Chile's opening statement
                   9c Ecuador's opening statement
                   9d DSCC intervention on Bottom Fishing
                   9e HSFG Statement on Bottom Fishing
                   9f Vanuatu's statement on jack mackerel
                   9g Russian Federation's statement on jack mackerel
                   9h Peru's statement on jack mackerel
                   9i ILO intervention



COMM11-Doc01_rev1 Provisional COMM11 Agenda
COMM11-Doc02 Annotated Provisional Agenda
COMM11-Doc03_rev1 List of COMM11 Meeting Documents
COMM11-Doc04 COMM11 Meeting Schedule
COMM11-Doc05 Status of the SPRFMO Convention for COMM11 (NZ)
COMM11-Doc06 Scientific Committee Multi-Annual Plan
COMM11-Doc07 Report of the Bottom Fishing Intersessional Working Group
COMM11-Doc08 Report on Cooperation Efforts and MoUs

Submission deadline: 25 December 2022
Posted on website: 30 December 2022

Reference Title Word PDF Author
COMM11-Prop01 Prop to amend CMM06 VMS Tracked Clean SEC
COMM11-Prop02 Prop to amend CMM08 Gillnets Tracked Clean SEC
COMM11-Prop03 Prop to amend CMM05 Record of Vessels Tracked Clean SEC
COMM11-Prop04 Prop to review CMM07 Port Inspections   Tracked Clean SEC
COMM11-Prop05 Prop to review CMM10 CMS  Tracked Clean SEC
COMM11-Prop06_rev1 Prop to review CMM12 Transhipments  Tracked Clean SEC
COMM11-Prop07 Prop to review CMM13 Exploratory Fisheries  Tracked Clean SEC
COMM11-Prop08 Prop to amend CMM03 Bottom Fishing Tracked Clean CK
COMM11-Prop09 Prop to amend CMM14b CK Exploratory Fishery Tracked Clean CK
COMM11-Prop10 Prop to amend CMM12 Transhipments  Tracked Clean EC
COMM11-Prop11 Prop to amend CMM18 Squid   Tracked Clean EC 
COMM11-Prop12 Prop to amend CMM03a Deepwater Species  Tracked Clean NZ 
COMM11-Prop12.1 Explanatory note for Prop12 Deepwater Species    Clean  NZ 
COMM11-Prop13 Prop to amend CMM18 Squid  Tracked Clean EU 
COMM11-Prop14_rev1 Prop to amend CMM14e EU Exploratory Fishery (rev1 - 04 Feb 2023) Tracked Clean EU
COMM11-Prop15 Prop to amend CMM16 Observer Programme  Tracked Clean PE
COMM11-Prop16 Prop to amend CMM11 Boarding and Inspection  Tracked Clean US
COMM11-Prop17 Prop to amend CMM18 Squid Tracked Clean US 
COMM11-Prop18 Prop for a Decision on Climate Change     Clean US 
COMM11-Prop19 Prop to amend Decision 06 Performance Review  Tracked Clean SEC
COMM11-Prop20 Prop to amend CMM18 Squid Tracked Clean  CN
COMM11-Prop21 Prop to amend CMM01 Jack mackerel   Tracked  Clean  KR
COMM11-Prop22 Prop to amend CMM18 Squid  Tracked  Clean  KR 


Submission deadline: 14 January 2023
Posted on website: 16 January 2023

COMM11-Obs01 CALAMASUR Proposal for the use of Spanish in SPRFMO
COMM11-Obs02 CALAMASUR Proposal for a temporary moratorium for the squid fishery
COMM11-Obs03 CALAMASUR Proposal to strengthen transhipment in the squid fishery
COMM11-Obs04 ACAP Update to SPRFMO on reducing seabird bycatch in fisheries
COMM11-Obs05 HSFG submission to the SPRFMO Commission
COMM11-Obs06 ANCORS Towards responsible transparency: understanding why fishers are cautious about sharing data
COMM11-Obs07 DSCC, Greenpeace, ECONZ - Joint eNGO briefing paper for the 11th SPRFMO Meeting
COMM11-Obs08 UNEP Common Oceans Cross-sectoral Project update to SPRFMO
COMM11-Obs09 PEW Compliance Recommendations for consideration by the SPRFMO Commission
Reference Document title
COMM11-Inf01_rev2 Catch data submitted to the Secretariat (rev2 - 01 Feb 2023)
COMM11-WP01 List of CMM review dates
COMM11-WP02 Consolidated Text to amend CMM18 Squid for CTC
COMM11-WP03 Modus operandi for flag States intending to fish for identified pelagic species
COMM11-WP04 RESTRICTED Email re Regulatory Measure for Alfonsino
COMM11-WP05 RESTRICTED Letter from the Russian Federation
COMM11-WP06 Preliminary Database Proposal
COMM11-WP07_rev1 RESTRICTED Provisional Compliance Report (2021-22) CTC_ADOPTED
COMM11-WP08_rev1 RESTRICTED SPRFMO 2023 Provisional IUU Vessel List- CTC ADOPTED
COMM11-WP09_rev7 RESTRICTED FY2023-24 Revised Budget and Member Contributions
COMM11-WP11 Consolidated Text to amend CMM18 Squid_Chair Draft
COMM11-WP13 Proposal to amend CMM-13 Exploratory Fisheries EU-CK-USA
COMM11-WP15 FAC6-Doc08 Draft Budget for Financial Year 2019-20 and 2020-21
COMM11-WP16 Proposal for a Decision regarding Language
COMM11-WP17 SC workplan from COMM11
COMM11-WP18 SPRFMO Final IUU Vessel List 2023
COMM11-WP19 Proposal to Amend CMM 02 Data Standards PE
COMM11-WP20 Proposal to amend CMM18 Squid
COMM11-WP21_rev1 Calculations of Annual Meeting
COMM11-WP22_rev2 Calculation of Contributions for Financial Year 2023-24
COMM11-WP23 Final Compliance Report (2021-22)
COMM11-WP24_rev1 Chair's proposal to amend CMM 01 Trachurus murphyi