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Regional Strategy of Biofouling Management in EAS/ASEAN region

Publication Date: 
Friday, September 22, 2023
Publication Type: 
Only Available Online

Over 40% of international trade passes through Southeast/East Asian Seas region. This exposes the region’s marine ecosystems to invasive species attached to shipping hulls and other equipment.

The regional task force on biofouling management adopted the regional strategy on biofouling management  which sets out a clear action plan which includes promoting research and development and technology exchange in the region, the establishment of national biofouling governance, the development of sustainable financing mechanisms within national and region levels among other things. 


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