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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(158.) NAFO, Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization Conservation
Moreover, some members of the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO), formed in 1979 to replace ICNAF, were dissatisfied with their quotas inside Canada's 200-mile zone.
Dpma-2018-071: organization of the nafo meeting "north west atlantic fisheries organization" also referred to as nafo "northwest atlantic fisheries organization"
The Flemish Cap, a traditional fishing ground for European fleet in the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) area 3M, experienced since 1988 clear alternations from predators (cod Gadus morhua and adult redfish Sebastes sp.) to preys (Northern shrimp Pandalus borealis and juvenile redfish), suggesting strong interconnections in the dynamic of these commercial species.
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