Glossary

Term Definition
NAAHP

National Aquatic Animal Health Programme

NACA

Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific

NAFO

Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization

NASCO

North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization

NBFGR

National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources

NCP

Plan Nacional de Control

NCZMA

National Coastal Zone Management Authority

NEA

Norwegian Environment Agency (Miljodirektoratet-Forside)

NEAFC

North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission

NEPA

National Environmental Policy Act

NESC

Norway Export Seafood Council

NFDB

National Fisheries Development Board

NFI

National Fisheries Institute

NGO

non-governmental organization

NIWA

National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research

NMFCA

The Norwegian Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs

NMFS

National Marine Fisheries Service

NMTIF

The Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NPAFC

North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission

NPFMC

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

NPS

National Park Service

NRCP

National Residue Control Program

NS

Norges Sildesalgslag

NSFA

Norwegian Food Safety Authority

NSL

The Norwegian Seafood Association

NWCR

North-Western Chatham Rise

NaCSA

National Center for Sustainable Aquaculture 

nei

a FAO term meaning “not elsewhere included”; when is not possible to identify to the species and more than one species is included in the same group