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No.400 April 5, 2017

Birth of the North Pacific Fisheries Commission (NPFC)

The North Pacific Fisheries Commission (NPFC) was born with the objective of ensuring the long-term conservation and sustainable use of fisheries resources in the area established by its convention, while protecting the marine ecosystems of the North Pacific Ocean. Complying with the relevant United Nations General Assembly fisheries resolutions, we aim to achieve this objective through developing Commission work plans including science and compliance, conducting stock assessments of target species, establishing a data management system, and cooperating with other organizations.

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