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Suggested Citation:"Appendix F: International Law Documents." National Research Council. 2004. Nonnative Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10796.
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International Law Documents*

International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES). 1964. Convention for the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea held in Copenhagen, Denmark, September 12, 1964. 24 U.S.T. 1080; T.I.A.S. 7628. ICES, Copenhagen, Denmark.

International Council for the Exploration of the Sea. 1970. Protocol to the Convention for the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea held in Copenhagen, Denmark, August 13, 1970. 27 U.S.T. 1022; T.I.A.S. 8238. ICES, Copenhagen, Denmark. [Online]. Available at: http://sedac.ciesin.org/pidb/texts/exploration.of.the.sea.1964.html. [2003, June 25].

International Council for the Exploration of the Sea. 1994. ICES Code of Practice on the Introductions and Transfers of Marine Organisms 1994. ICES, Copenhagen, Denmark.

United Nations, Food and Agriculture Organization. 1995. Article 9 – Aquaculture Development. Pp. 23-26 in Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries. United Nations, Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, Italy.

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Documents are found on the CD-Rom attached to the inside back cover.

Suggested Citation:"Appendix F: International Law Documents." National Research Council. 2004. Nonnative Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10796.
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United Nations. 1982. Convention of the Law of the Sea held in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Part XII, Section 1, Art.196. [Online]. Available at: www.un.org/Depts/los/convention_agreements/texts/unclos/closindx.htm. [2003, August 14].

United Nations. 1992. Convention on Biological Diversity held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on June 5, 1992. Alien species: guiding principles for the prevention, introduction and mitigation of impacts; Articles 5-9.

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Nonnative Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay discusses the proposed plan to offset the dramatic decline in the bay’s native oysters by introducing disease-resistant reproductive Suminoe oysters from Asia. It suggests this move should be delayed until more is known about the environmental risks, even though carefully regulated cultivation of sterile Asian oysters in contained areas could help the local industry and researchers. It is also noted that even though these oysters eat the excess algae caused by pollution, it could take decades before there are enough of them to improve water quality.

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