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Convention on the Conservation and Management of High Seas Fishery Resources in the North Pacific Ocean

Document type
Multilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
Feb 24, 2012
Source
IUCN (ID: TRE-160059)
Place of adoption
Tokyo
Depository
Japan
Language
English
Entry into force
Jul 19, 2015
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems, Sea, Fisheries
Keyword
Fishery management and conservation Institution Fishing vessel Sustainable use Ecosystem preservation
Geographical area
North Pacific
Basin
North Pacific
Abstract

The objective of this Convention is, through the application of the precautionary approach and an ecosystem approach to fisheries management, to ensure the long-term conservation and sustainable use of fishery resources and, in so doing, to safeguard the marine ecosystems in which these resources occur.

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Website
www.npfc.int

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Canada
China
Japan
Korea, Republic of
Russian Federation -
United States of America
Vanuatu -