Tuna Abbreviations


AIDCP = Agreement on the International Dolphin Conservation Program
ANABAC = Spanish National Association of Purse Seine Owners
ANFACO = National Association of Manufacturers of Canned Fish and Seafood
AP2HI = Asosiasi Perikanan Pole and Line dan Handline Indonesia
ATPA = Andean Trade Preference Act
ATPDEA = Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act
ATUNEC = Ecuadorian Tuna Boatoweners Association
ATQ = Autonomous Tariff Quota
BFAR = Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources
BKK = Bangkok
CANAINPESCA = The National Chamber of the Mexican Fishing Industry
CCFAC = Codex Committee on Food Additives and Contaminants
CCSBT = Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna
CEPESCA = Spanish Fishing Confederation
CFP = Common Fisheries Policy
CONAPESCA = National Commission of Aquaculture and Fishery
DWFN = Distant Water Fishing Nations
EEZ = Exclusive Economic Zone
EII = Earth Island Institute
EPO = Eastern Pacific Ocean
FAD = Fish Aggregating Device
FAO = Food and Agriculture Organization (UNations) Italy (Fishery) or USA
FOC = Flags of Convenience
FTBOA = Fiji Tuna Boatowners Association
GP = Greenpeace
IATTC = InterAmerican Tropical Tuna Commission
ICCAT = International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas
IO = Indian Ocean
IPNLF = The International Pole and Line Foundation
ISSF = International Seafood Sustainability Foundation
IUU = Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) fishing
MSC = Marine Stewardship Council
MSY = Maximum Sustainable Yield
NAFO = Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization
NAFTA = North American Free Trade Agreement
NFA = National Fisheries Authority (PNG)
NMFS = National Marine Fisheries Service
NOAA = National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
OPAGAC = Spanish Tuna Purse Seine Association
OPRT = Organization for the Promotion of Responsible Tuna Fisheries
PMIZ = Pacific Marine Industrial Zone
PNA = Parties to the Nauru Agreement
PNG = Papua New Guinea
PVR = ProActive Vessel Register
RFMO = Regional Fishery Management Organisation
SFPA = Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement
SPC = Secretariat of the Pacific Community
TTIA = Thai Tuna Industry Association
TUF = Thai Union Frozen Products
VASEP = Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers
VDS = Vessel Day Scheme of the PNA
WCPFC = Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission
WCPO = Western Central Pacific Ocean
WHO = World Health Organization
WPFMC = Western Pacific Fisheries Management Council
WTO = World Trade Organization
WTPO = World Tuna Purse Seine Organisation
WWF = World Wildlife Fund
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