ICCAT established a total allowable catch of 400 metric tons for white marlin, which gives it zero chance of being rebuilt by 2022.
What does TAC stand for?
TAC stands for Total Allowable Catch
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We have 736 other meanings of TAC in our Acronym Attic
- Tokyo American Club
- Tokyo Anime Center (Tokyo, Japan)
- Tomografia Assiale Computerizzata (Italy)
- Tomografia Axial Computorizada
- Toronto Arts Council
- Toronto Autosport Club (Toronto, Ontario, Canada; est. 1955)
- Total Access Communication System
- Total Accumulated Cycles
- Total Adjusted Capital
- Total Aerobic Count
- Total Antioxidant Capacity
- Total Area Coverage (printing; ink/color management)
- Total Average Cost
- Totally Awesome Computers (retailer; Salt Lake City, UT, USA)
- Toulouse Athlétic Club (French fitness club)
- Touquet Automobiles de Collection (French automobile collection)
- Tour Andover Controls
- Tour Athletic Club (France)
- Tourism Advisory Committee
- Toxic Air Contaminant
Samples in periodicals archive:
A total allowable catch of 619,000 tons was set for the fishery this year.
Fears have been mounting over the sustainability of mackerel stocks ever since the Faroese government trebled its total allowable catch to 85,000 tonnes last year and further increased it to 150,000 tonnes in 2011.
The total allowable catch during both segments of the recreational seasons is 117,000.
But now we can say, 'Here's your share of the total allowable catch.
It also involved raising the total allowable catch (TAC) for North Sea cod in EU and Norwegian waters in 2009 by 30%; plaice by 11%; and reducing it for whiting by 15%.
He said that the new total allowable catch of 22,000 tonnes was set taking into account the needs of fishermen.
That is, fishermen were given a "share" of the total allowable catch and given the flexibility and the accountability for meeting it.