Appendix B
List of Acronyms


APB

Attitudes, perceptions, and beliefs


CCSBT

Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna

CITES

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species


EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

ESA

Endangered Species Act

EwE

Ecopath-with-Ecosim


FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization (United Nations)

FIB

fishing-in-balance

FMSY

Fishing Mortality Rate


GIS

Geographical Information System


IATTC

Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission

IFQ

Individual fishing quota

IQ

Individual quota

ITQ

Individual transferable quota

IUCN

The World Conservation Union (International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources)

IWC

International Whaling Commission


LTER

Long Term Ecological Research



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Dynamic Changes in Marine Ecosystems: Fishing, Food Webs, and Future Options Appendix B List of Acronyms APB Attitudes, perceptions, and beliefs CCSBT Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species EPA Environmental Protection Agency ESA Endangered Species Act EwE Ecopath-with-Ecosim FAO Food and Agriculture Organization (United Nations) FIB fishing-in-balance FMSY Fishing Mortality Rate GIS Geographical Information System IATTC Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission IFQ Individual fishing quota IQ Individual quota ITQ Individual transferable quota IUCN The World Conservation Union (International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources) IWC International Whaling Commission LTER Long Term Ecological Research

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Dynamic Changes in Marine Ecosystems: Fishing, Food Webs, and Future Options MMPA Marine Mammal Protection Act MPA Marine Protected Area MSFCMA Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act MSY Maximum Sustainable Yield NAO North Atlantic Oscillation NCEAS National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis NMFS National Marine Fisheries Service NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NRC National Research Council PDO Pacific Decadal Oscillation