List of Acronyms

The following is a list of acronyms of organizations that may be mentioned on this website.

Acronym Definition
ACAP Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels
CCAMLR Convention for the Consevation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources
CCSBT Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna
CPPS Comisión Permanente del Pacífico Sur / Permanent Commission for the South Pacific
EEZ Exclusive Economic Zone
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
FFA Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency
IATTC Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission
ICCAT International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas
ICES International Council for the Exploration of the Sea/ · Conseil International pour l'Exploration de la Mer
IOC International Ornithological Congress
IOTC Indian Ocean Tuna Commission
IUCN International Union for the Conservation of Nature
IUU Illegal, unreported, and unregulated
NAFO North Atlantic Fisheries Organization
NAMMCO North Atlantic Marine Mammal Commission
NMFS US National Marine Fisheries Service, also called NOAA Fisheries
NPOA-Seabirds National Plan of Action-Seabirds
RFMO Regional Fisheries Management Organization
SEAFO South East Atlantic Fisheries Organisation
WCPFC Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission