Glossary

Term Definition
SMSY

Spawning biomass at the maximum sustainable yield; also referred to as SSBMSY.

SAB

Science Advisory Board

SAC

Scientific Advisory Committee

SAD

Salmon Aquaculture Dialogue. The Aquaculture Dialogues are a series of roundtables organized by WWF bringing together farmers, retailers, NGOs, scientists and other aquaculture industry stakeholders worldwide to develop standards for responsible aquaculture.

SAFE

stock assessment and fishery evaluation

SAFMC

South Atlantic Fisheries Management Council

SAG

science advisory group

SAIC

Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre

SAP

Sustainable Aquaculture Program

SARF

Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum

SARPC

Syndicat des Armements Réunionnais de Palangriers Congélateurs

SAV

Salmonid Alphavirus

SCA

Seafood Choice Alliance

SCAA

Statistical catch-at-age

SCAP

Southern Centre for Agricultural Policy

SCI

Shrimp Club Indonesia

SCNAI

Strategy for a Competitive Norwegian Aquaculture industry 

SEAFDEC

Southeast Asia Fisheries Development Center

SEAFO

Southeast Atlantic Fisheries Organization

SEASL

Seafood Exporters’ Association of Sri Lanka

SEPA

Scottish Environmental Protection Agency

SESNAI

The Strategy for an Environmentally Sustainable Norwegian Aquaculture Industry 

SFP

Sustainable Fisheries Partnership

SFPZ

Svalbard Fishery Protection Zone

SGPVD

Salmon Gill Poxvirus Disease

SGSSI

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

SH

St. Helena

SHDA

St Helena Development Agency

SIAC

Sistema Integral de Attención Ciudadana

SIBATIK

Fish Drug Information System - Sistem Informasi Obat Ikan

SIDA

Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency

SIDI

Lake Indonesia Information System - Sistem Informasi Danau Indonesia

SIGES

Sistema Integrado de Gestión de Salmon Chile

SINAGAP

Ecuadorian Agro Information System

SINIA

The Sistema Nacional de Informacion Ambiental 

SIODFA

Southern Indian Ocean Deepsea Fishers Association

SIOFA

South Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement

SIUP

Fisheries Business License - Surat Izin Usaha Perikanan

SK/BC

Sian Ka’an and Banco Chinchorro - Mexican biosphere reserves and location of spiny lobster fishery in MSC assessment

SKPT

Integrated Marine and Fisheries Centers - Sentra Kelautan dan Perikanan Terpadu

SLED

Sea Lion Exclusion Devices

SNH

Scottish Natural Heritage

SNI

Indonesian National Standards - Standar Nasional Indonesia

SPANS

Seafood Producers Association of Nova Scotia

SPC

Secretariat of the Pacific Community

SPF

Specific Pathogen Free

SPPO

Sveriges Pelagiska Producent Organisation – client of a Baltic and North Sea herring and sprat fishery in MSC assessment

SPR

Specific Pathogen Resistant

SPRFMO

South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation

SPRI

Scottish Pollutant Release Inventory 

SPSG

Scottish Pelagic Sustainability Group

SRA

Stock Reduction Analysis

SRS

Salmonid Rickettsial Septicaemia

SS

Suspended Solids

SSB

Spawning Stock Biomass. The total weight of all fish (both males and females) in the population which contribute to reproduction.

SSFC

Surat Thani Shrimp Farmers Club

SSL

Stellar Sea Lions

SSP

Sustainable Shrimp Program, Surat Thani Shrimp Farmers Club

SSPO

Scottish Salmon Producers Organization

STECF

Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries

SU

Suriname

SUBPESCA

Subsecretariat de Pesca (Chile)

SUMA

Sistema Único de Manejo Ambiental

SW

Sweden

SWSFC

South Wales Sea Fishery Committee

SakhNIRO

Sakhalin Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography

ShAD

Shrimp Aquaculture Dialogue. The Aquaculture Dialogues are a series of roundtables organized by WWF bringing together farmers, retailers, NGOs, scientists and other aquaculture industry stakeholders worldwide to develop standards for responsible aquaculture.