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NOWPAP Co-organized Workshop on Non-indigenous Marine Species

Nagasaki, Japan — NOWPAP representatives attended the workshop "Introduction to rapid assessment survey methodologies for detecting non-indigenous marine species (NIS)," jointly organized by the North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES), the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission's Sub-Commission for the Western pacific (IOC WESTPAC) and NOWPAP in Nagasaki, Japan, on 8-9 February 2012.

Joining 20 experts from 8 countries (including NOWPAP members of PR China, Japan and RO Korea), NOWPAP representatives introduced NOWPAP activities relevant to NIS in the Northwest Pacific region and gave a briefing on the regional overview on NIS which was recently published by NOWPAP DINRAC.