[Pacific Ocean] International Pacific Halibut Commission

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

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IPHC is an international fisheries organization responsible for the management of Pacific halibut stocks within the Pacific waters of its member states (the United States and Canada). It was founded in 1923 by an international treaty to conserve, manage, and rebuild the halibut stocks in the Convention Area to levels that would achieve and maintain the maximum sustainable yield from the fishery. The United States participates as a member of this organization.

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[Pacific Ocean] International Pacific Halibut Commission

IPHC is an international fisheries organization responsible for the management of Pacific halibut stocks within the Pacific waters of its member states (the United States and Canada). It was founded in 1923 by an international treaty to conserve, manage, and rebuild the halibut stocks in the Convention Area to levels that would achieve and maintain the maximum sustainable yield from the fishery. The United States participates as a member of this organization.