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What does ITQS stand for?

ITQS stands for Individual Transferable Quotas (fisheries)

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A sampling of specific topics includes: excess fishing capacity, property and use rights in fisheries, international fisheries law and the transferability of quotas, the economics of allocation in tuna regional fisheries management organizations, allocating fish across jurisdictions, individual transferable quotas for bycatches, prospects for use rights in tuna regional fisheries management organizations, and flags of convenience and property rights on the high seas.
Before turning to these examples, I wish to suggest that where strong territorially based use rights are vested in a community, or where a producers' organisation represents a community of fishers, Individual Transferable Quotas may be modified according to joint or collective ownership rights.
In 1986, New Zealand created the best working model for a rights-based fisheries management system by dividing their fish into Individual Transferable Quotas (ITQs).
Individual Transferable Quotas ("ITQs"), are tradable fishing rights created by the National Marine Fisheries Service ("NMFS") and local fishery management councils in an attempt to alleviate the problem of overfishing, and achieve sustainable management in the United States.