Definition: FAO major areas

Category: Fisheries

"FAO major areas" means the geographical areas identified using the international numerical-2 code as defined by the FAO (CWP Handbook of fishery statistical standards. Section H: Fishing areas for statistical purposes).
European Union, Regulation (EC) No 762/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 July 2008 on the submission by Member States of statistics on aquaculture and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 788/96