The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) adopted a wide range of enhanced measures to protect or rebuild key fish stocks in the Northwest Atlantic and to strengthen protection for vulnerable marine ecosystems.
What does NAFO stand for?
NAFO stands for Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization
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The five cases examined are the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization, North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission, Joint Russian-Norwegian Fisheries Commission, South East Atlantic Fisheries Organization, and Convention on the Conservation and Management of the Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean.
The following September, Canada's federal fisheries minister said the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization rules had loopholes that needed to be closed.
Moreover, some members of the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO), formed in 1979 to replace ICNAF, were dissatisfied with their quotas inside Canada's 200-mile zone.