Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization

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Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization

An international organization dedicated to managing and conserving fish resources. It also conducts scientific research to accomplish its mission. It is responsible for most fish in the Northwest Atlantic with the exception of marlins, salmon, shellfish, tuna and whales. Twelve countries are members; it was established in 1979.
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Similarly, in bodies such as NAFO, scientific committees recommend annual allowable quotas for various species on
The Canadian Coast Guard--claiming Spanish trawlers were fishing in excess of the TAC, were using illegal equipment, and were catching fish below the minimum size allowed under NAFO rules--seized and impounded a Spanish trawler outside Canada's EEZ and arrested its crew.
Canada and other NAFO member states maintained their quotas, fearing the massive unemployment that would have resulted from shutting down the industry.
NAFO membership encompasses more than 80 million acres of private forestland in 47 states.
NAFO remains committed to working with the EPA, USDA, Congress and others to secure a policy recognizing the full carbon benefits of biomass energy while also supporting the important jobs and economic benefits it brings to rural communities.
Tenny will assume the leadership of NAFO later this month, and the group plans an announcement reception in Washington, D.
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NAFO (Northwestern Atlantic Fisheries Organization), Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
Michalik was regional manager - Atlanta Region, NAFO.
Lawrence, NAFO (North Atlantic Fisheries Organization) division 4T, and Cape Breton Shelf (NAFO subdivision 4Vn) in September 2004 and May 2003, respectively.