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Northwest Atlantic NAFO high seas pelagic fisheries
Fishery  Fact Sheet
Conservation and Enforcement Measures 2014
Northwest Atlantic NAFO high seas pelagic fisheries
Fact Sheet Citation  
Owned byNorthwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) – more>>
Fishery life cycleThis fishery started on 2001 and terminated on 2011.
This fishery was added to the NAFO quota table in 2001. A moratorium on fishing was declared in mid-2011.

Overview: The stock is jointly managed with NEAFC. Since 2011 there has been a moratorium on this stock.

Location of Northwest Atlantic NAFO high seas pelagic fisheries
 

Geographic reference:  Northwest Atlantic
Spatial Scale: Regional
Reference year: 2014
Approach: Fishery Management Unit

Jurisdictional framework
Management Body/Authority(ies): Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO)
Mandate: Scientific Advice; Management;
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Area of Competence: NAFO area of competence
Maritime Area: High seas

Harvested Resource
Target Species: Beaked redfish
Fishery Area: Atlantic, Northwest / 21.2; Atlantic, Northwest / 21.1.F; Atlantic, Northwest / 21.3.K; NAFO area of competence

Harvested Resource
Type of production system: Industrial   

Fishery Area
Climatic zone: Temperate.   Horizontal distribution: Oceanic.   Vertical distribution: Pelagic.  

Geo References
Fleet segment
Vessel Type
Trawlers
Management
Management unit: Yes

Jurisdictional framework
Management Body/Authority(ies): Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO)
Mandate: Scientific Advice; Management; Monitoring; Control and surveillance.  
Area of Competence: NAFO area of competence
Maritime Area: High seas.  
Related Fisheries - Management system
This fishery is managed as part of the management system described in Northwest Atlantic NAFO high seas fisheries and the fishery management targeting such stocks is jointly done with NEAFC: Northeast Atlantic Pelagic redfish fisheries in the Irminger Sea and adjacent waters.
Status of Management
History
This stock first came on the NAFO quota table in 2001. Quotas are set based on the quota established by NEAFC.

A moratorium on fishing was declared in mid-2011.
Source of Information
 
“NAFO Conservation and Enforcement Measures” Click to openhttp://archive.nafo.int/open/fc/2014/fcdoc14-01.pdf
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