International Association of Fish Inspectors (IAFI)
www.iafi.net
The International Association of Fish Inspectors (IAFI) exists to promote the exchange of ideas and information, foster interaction, understanding and professional collaboration among individuals, organizations, and governments, disseminate knowledge about fish, seafood, and associated products inspection, and promote advancement of the state-of-the-art in fish inspection research and education.

Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC)
www.iattc.org
The Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) is responsible for the conservation and management of tuna and other marine resources in the eastern Pacific Ocean.

International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
www.ices.dk
The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) is a global organization that develops science and advice to support the sustainable use of the oceans. ICES has 20 member countries: Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, and the United States of America.

International Maritime Organization
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ww.imo.org
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is the United Nations specialized agency with responsibility for the safety and security of shipping and the prevention of marine pollution by ships.

National Shellfisheries Association
www.shellfish.org
The National Shellfisheries Association is an international organization of scientists, management officials and members of industry, concerned with the biology, ecology, production, economics and management of shellfish resources – clams, oysters, mussels, scallops, snails, shrimp, lobsters, crabs, and other species of commercial importance.

North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (NPAFC)
www.npafc.org
The North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (NPAFC) is an international inter-governmental organization whose primary objective is to promote the conservation of anadromous stocks in international waters of the North Pacific Ocean and its adjacent seas north of 33┬░ North beyond the 200-mile zones (exclusive economic zones) of the coastal States. NPAFC member countries include Canada, Japan, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, and United States of America.

North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization (NASCO)
www.nasco.int
The North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization (NASCO) is an international organization whose objective is to conserve, restore, enhance and rationally manage Atlantic salmon through international cooperation taking account of the best available scientific information.

North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC)
www.neafc.org
The North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC) is the Regional Fisheries Management Organisation (RFMO) for the North East Atlantic. The area covered by the NEAFC Convention stretches from the southern tip of Greenland, east to the Barents Sea, and south to Portugal.

Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors
www.marinesurvey.org
SAMS® is an International Society Dedicated to the Advancement of the Profession of Marine Surveying.

Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)
www.wcpfc.int
The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) was established by the Convention for the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean.

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