2004 INDEXCountry Ranks
Southern Ocean Index
Southern Ocean Economy - 2004
SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Economy - overview:
Fisheries in 2000-01 (1 July to 30 June) landed 112,934 metric tons, of which 87% was krill and 11% Patagonian toothfish. International agreements were adopted in late 1999 to reduce illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing, which in the 2000-01 season landed, by one estimate, 8,376 metric tons of Patagonian and antarctic toothfish. In the 2000-01 antarctic summer 12,248 tourists, most of them seaborne, visited the Southern Ocean and Antarctica, compared to 14,762 the previous year.
NOTE: The information regarding Southern Ocean on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Southern Ocean Economy 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Southern Ocean Economy 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.