Meeting of Coastal States and Distant-Water Fishing Nations
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Meeting of Coastal States and Distant-Water Fishing Nations Noumea, New Caledonia, 18-22 June 1984 : report by Meeting of Coastal States and Distant-Water Fishing Nations (1984 NoumeМЃa, New Caledonia)

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Published by The Commission in Noumea, New Caledonia .
Written in English



  • Pacific Area


  • Fisheries -- Pacific Area -- Congresses.,
  • Fisheries -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

StatementSouth Pacific Commission.
SeriesReport of meeting, Report of meeting (South Pacific Commission)
ContributionsSouth Pacific Commission.
LC ClassificationsSH319.A2 M44 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 25 p. ;
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2978032M
LC Control Number84227377

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