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Title: Convention for the Conservation of Anadromous Stocks in the North Pacific Ocean
Alternative Title(s): Anadromous Stocks Convention
Available From: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/ia/intlagree/docs/NPAFC_IA_BOOK.pdf
http://www.npafc.org/new/publications/HandBook/English%20(page1-44).pdf
Conclusion Date: 1992-02-11
Entry Into Force Date: 1993-02-16
Description: The Convention for the Conservation of Anadromous Stocks in the North Pacific Ocean establishes a framework for management of, and research on, anadromous fish stocks in the North Pacific Ocean and adjacent seas. To implement its provisions, the Convention established the North Pacific Anadromous Fisheries Commission.
The term "anadromous" refers to fish species that ascend rivers from the sea for breeding. The species covered by this Convention are primarily salmon and one species of trout.
Legal Citation: TIAS No. 11465
EISIL Categories: Home > International Air, Space & Water > Water > Oceans & Law of the Sea > Marine Resources Conservation
Home > International Environmental Law > Oceans & Marine Sources
Home > International Environmental Law > Sustainable Development
Keywords: fisheries
oceans
Language(s): English
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