Monitoring, Control and Surveillance

Enforcement of the conservation measures of the fish stocks in the NAFO area is a prime consideration and Contracting Parties take their reporting obligations and the compliance of fishing vessels seriously. Considerable efforts are made to ensure and maintain a high level of compliance of the Conservation and Enforcement Measures, which include:

  • The Joint Inspection and Surveillance Scheme
  • Port State Control
  • The Observer Scheme


Contact us

Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization
2 Morris Drive, Suite 100
(Burnside Industrial Park)
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Canada B3B 1K8

Tel: +1 902 468-5590
Fax: +1 902 468-5538


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