Objectives and main functions The main objective of the International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) is the conservation and preservation of the halibut fishery of the Northern Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea.
The main functions of the IPHC are:
IPHC area of competence - High seas, National waters
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Species and stocks coverage
Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis).Members
Web site: http://www.iphc.int