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Species

NAFO manages 19 stocks consisting of  11 species. Below is summary information on the NAFO-managed species.

 Species  Description (fact sheets included in link) Management Area (Divisions) 
Summary Sheets 
 
Atlantic cod
Gadus morhua
3M, 3L, 3NO

Redfish
Sebastes spp.
3LN, 3M, 3O,
Subareas 2 and Div. 1F + 3K
 
American plaice
Hippoglossoides platessoides
 3LNO and 3M
 
Witch flounder
Glyptocephalus cynoglossus
 Div. 2J3KL and 3NO
 
Yellowtail flounder
Limanda ferruginea
 3LNO
 
Greenland halibut
Reinhardtius hippoglossoides
 SA 2 + Div. 3KLMNO
 
White hake
Urophycis tenuis
3NO and 3Ps
 
Thorny skate
Amblyraja radiata
 3LNO and Subdiv. 3Ps
 
Capelin
Mallotus villosus
3NO
Shortfinned squid
Illex illecebrosus
SA 3 and 4
 
Northern Shrimp
Pandalus spp.
 3LNO and 3M

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