A Scientific research Working Group (SWG) was formed at the very first International Fulfilling on the establishment of the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation (RFMO). The Scientific research Working Team (SWG) was one of two technological working teams established to sustain the advancement of the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation. The various other was the Data and also Information Working Team (D&IWG).
The function of the science working group was to co-ordinate the compilation of scientific research details to sustain the establishment of a South Pacific RFMO.
The SWG adopted standards for Annual National Information, developed various types accounts as well as evaulated benthic influence analyses prepared by Participants associated with lower angling activiites within the SPRFMO Area.
Involvement in the Science Working Group was open to scientists from states, entities, regional economic incorporated organisations and also onlookers participating in the International Conferences on the establishment of the South Pacific RFMO.