The committee on Fisheries is responsible for:
the operation and development of the common fisheries policy and its management
the conservation of fishery resources, the management of fisheries and fleets exploiting such resources and marine and applied fisheries research
the common organisation of the market in fishery and aquaculture products and the processing and marketing thereof
structural policy in the fisheries and aquaculture sectors, including the financial instruments and funds for fisheries guidance to support these sectors
the integrated maritime policy as regards fishing activities
sustainable fisheries partnership agreements, regional fisheries organisations and the implementation of international obligations in the field of fisheries.