Glossary

Term Definition
EA

environmental assessment

EB

environment and biodiversity

EBFM

ecosystem-based fisheries management

EBM

ecosystem-based management (see also ESBM)

EC

European Commision

ECC

Environment Clearance Certificate

EDF

Environmental Defense Fund

EEZ

Exclusive Economic Zone/Economic Exclusion Zone

EFH

essential fish habitat

EHK

Erzeugergemeinschaft der Hochsee- und Kutterfischer GmbH – client group of a Baltic herring fishery in MSC assessment and a MSC-certified North Sea saithe fishery

EHN

Epizootic Hematopoietic Necrosis

EIA

Environmental Impact Assessment

EIP

Ecosystem Improvement Partnership

EMP

Environmental Management Plan

EMS

Early Mortality Syndrome

EPO

Eastern Pacific Ocean

EPRBA

Evaluación de Proyectos, Recursos Bioacuáticos y su Ambiente

EQS

Environmental Quality Standards

ERA

Ecological Risk Assessment

ESB('000t)

Exploitable stock biomass

ESBM

ecosystem-based management (see also EBM)

ESC

Enteric septicemia

ETBF

The Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery (ETBF) extends from Cape York, Queensland, to the South Australian/Victorian border and includes waters around Lord Howe and Norfolk Island and the high seas area under the region of concern of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC).

ETS

Effluent Treatment System

EU

European Union

EUS

Epizootic Ulcerative Syndrome 

EmBZ

Emamectin Benzoate