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The Annual Meeting took place at the Pribaltskaya Hotel, Leningrad, USSR during 14-23 September.

Quota Table for 1983 

Meeting Proceedings of Genral Council and Fisheries Commission 1983

Scientific Council Reports 1983

Other Meetings included:

Scientific Council

  • 19-24 January, NAFO Headquarters, Dartmouth, N.S., Canada
  • To provide advice for 1983 on the conservation of shrimp stocks in Subareas 0 and 1 and review the status of the shrimp stock off East Greenland.
  • 8-23 June, NAFO Headquarters, Dartmouth, N.S., Canada Regular meeting on stock assessments
  • 13-15 September, Pribaltiyskaya Hotel, Leningrad, USSR
    Special Session on "Trophic relationships in marine species relevant to fisheries management in the Northwest Atlantic", with V. A. Rikhter (USSR) and G. R. Lilly (Canada) as co-conveners. Officers of the Organization:
General Council
V. K. Zilanov (USSR) President of the organization and
Chairman of the General Council
M. Leigh (EU-UK) (to 23 September) Vice-Chairman of the General Council
L. Andreasen (EU)
D. E. Pethick (Canada) Chair of STACFAD
Scientific Council
R. H. Wells (Canada) (to 17 September) Chairman of the Scientific Council
V. A. Rikhter (USSR) (fr 17 September)
V. A. Rikhter (USSR) (to 17 September) Vice-Chairman of the Scientific Council and Chairman of STACPUB
J. Messtorff (EU- FRG) (fr 17 September)
J. P. Minet (EU) (to 17 September) Chairman of STACFIS
J. Carscadden (Canada) (fr 17 September)
T. K. Pitt (Canada) (to 17 September) Chairman of STACREC
J. Moller Jensen (EU) (fr 17 September)
Fisheries Commission
W. M. Murphy (Canada) Chairman of the Fisheries Commission
J. A. Varea (Cuba) Vice-Chairman of the Fisheries Commission
A. A. Volkov (USSR) Chairman of STACTIC
Executive Secretary
J. C. E. Cardoso

Contracting Parties (and dates):

Bulgaria (6 June 1979) Canada (30 November 1978)
Cuba (22 December 1978) Denmark (in respect of the Faroe Islands and Greenland (30 May 1979)
European Economic Community (EEC) 
(28 December 1978)
German Democratic Republic (GDR)
(28 December 1978)
Iceland (29 December 1978) Japan (4 January 1980)
Norway (28 December 1978) Poland (6 November 1979)
Portugal (27 May 1979) Romania (5 March 1979)
Spain (31 August 1983) Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)
(27 December 1978)

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