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Centre de Recherches Océanologiques (CRO)

Initially Oceanographic Service, created by decree of the Ministry of Agriculture of 14 March 1960, The (CRO), Oceanological Research Centre was established as National Public Institution (EPN) in character by Administrative Decree No. 91646 of October 9, 1991. The CRO's main task is to conduct the research needed to: Knowledge of the aquatic environment for its preservation and protection; The implementation of an operation and rational management of natural water resources.