[Pacific Ocean] Agreement on the International Dolphin Conservation Program

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IATTC

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regional fisheries management organizations, rfmo, rfmos, fisheries management, fisheries

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AIDCP is a legally binding agreement for dolphin conservation and ecosystem management in the Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean. The objectives of the Agreement are to reduce incidental dolphin mortalities in the tuna purse-seine fishery through the setting of annual limits, to seek alternative means of capturing large yellowfin tunas not in association with dolphins, and to ensure the long-term sustainability of tuna stocks and marine resources in the Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean. The United States is a party to this agreement.

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[Pacific Ocean] Agreement on the International Dolphin Conservation Program

AIDCP is a legally binding agreement for dolphin conservation and ecosystem management in the Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean. The objectives of the Agreement are to reduce incidental dolphin mortalities in the tuna purse-seine fishery through the setting of annual limits, to seek alternative means of capturing large yellowfin tunas not in association with dolphins, and to ensure the long-term sustainability of tuna stocks and marine resources in the Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean. The United States is a party to this agreement.