[Atlantic Ocean] Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization

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NAFO

Keywords

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

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NAFO is an intergovernmental fisheries science and management body responsible for the management of most resources in the region, except salmon, tunas/marlins, whales, and sedentary species. NAFO’s objective is to ensure the long-term conservation and sustainable use of the fishery resources in the Convention Area and to safeguard the marine ecosystems in which these resources are found.

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[Atlantic Ocean] Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization

NAFO is an intergovernmental fisheries science and management body responsible for the management of most resources in the region, except salmon, tunas/marlins, whales, and sedentary species. NAFO’s objective is to ensure the long-term conservation and sustainable use of the fishery resources in the Convention Area and to safeguard the marine ecosystems in which these resources are found.