Glossary

Term Definition
MAB

Maximum Allowable Biomass

MAGAP

Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganadería, Acuacultura y Pesca

MAP

Mangrove Action Project

MARD

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

MAY WILD CAPTURE

Maximum Annual Yield

MCSE WILD CAPTURE

monitoring, control, surveillance, and enforcement

MCY WILD CAPTURE

Maximum Constant Yield

MD WILD CAPTURE

management-deficient (fishery)

MDs AQUACULTURE

Movement Documents

MEC WILD CAPTURE

Marine Environmental Classification (New Zealand)

MEP AQUACULTURE

Ministry of Environmental Protection

MERP AQUACULTURE

Marine Environmental Research Program

MF-IMAP AQUACULTURE

Marine Finfish Integrated Management of Aquaculture Plans

MGSA AQUACULTURE

Ministerial Group for Sustainable Aquaculture

MIS WILD CAPTURE

management information system

ML WILD CAPTURE

Maldives

MLS WILD CAPTURE

minimum landing size

MMAF

Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries

MOA

memorandum of agreement

MOAC AQUACULTURE

Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Thailand

MOM AQUACULTURE

 Matfiskanlegg Overvåkning Modellering

MOM-B AQUACULTURE

 Matfiskanlegg Overvåkning Modellering in the production zone

MOM-C AQUACULTURE

 Matfiskanlegg Overvåkning Modellering in the transition zone

MONRE AQUACULTURE

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment

MOU

memorandum of understanding

MPA

marine protected area

MPEDA

Marine Products Export Development Authority

MPI WILD CAPTURE

Ministry for Primary Industries (New Zealand Government)

MRAG

Marine Resources and Fisheries Consultants

MRC

Mekong River Commission

MRI WILD CAPTURE

Marine Research Institute

MRL AQUACULTURE

Maximum Residue Level

MS

Marine Scotland 

MSA WILD CAPTURE

Magnuson Stevens Fisheries Conservation and Management Act

MSC Full Assessment WILD CAPTURE

is an assessment process for getting global certification and eco-label for sustainable and well managed fisheries. If the fisheries pass the assessment, they will be awarded MSC certification. The MSC is the world’s leading certification and ecolabelling program for sustainable seafood.

MSPEA WILD CAPTURE

Maldives Seafood Processors and Exporters Association

MSS

Marine Scotland Science

MSY WILD CAPTURE

maximum sustainable yield

MWQI AQUACULTURE

Marine Water Quality Index

MaPP AQUACULTURE

Marine Planning Partnership for the North Pacific Coast 

MoE AQUACULTURE

Ministry of Environment

MoEF AQUACULTURE

Ministry of Environment and Forestry

MoFL

Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock

MoWR AQUACULTURE

Ministry of Water Resources