Function

  1. To Provide a Regional Forum for Consultation and Cooperation in Research and Management of Fishery Resources.
  2. To Coordinate and Implement Research Programs to Support Sustainable Development and Management of Fishery Resources in SEAFDEC Member Countries Through:
  1. Providing Scientific Basis and Appropriate Guidelines Monitoring Condition and Exploitation of the State of Fishery Resources.
  2. Providing Scientific Basis and Appropriate Guidelines Providing Advice on Management of Fishery Resources.
  3. To Provide Training in the Field of Stock Assessment and Fisheries Management Towards Improving the Capacity of SEAFDEC Member Countries in the Sustainable Development and Management of Fishery Resources.
  4. To Publish,  Dessiminate and Exchange Information Through;

           i.      Intensification of Publication Regional Fora and Consultation in Research and Management