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Objectives The objective of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization (NASCO) is to contribute, through consultation and cooperation, to the conservation, restoration, enhancement and rational management of salmon stocks, subject to the Convention, taking into account the best scientific evidence available to it. Area of competenceAtlantic Ocean north of 36°N, throughout the species' migratory range.
NASCO area of competence - High seas, National waters
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Species and stocks coverageAtlantic salmon (Salmo salar) - the Convention applies to salmon stocks which migrate beyond areas of fisheries’ jurisdiction of coastal States of the North Atlantic. Members

Member: Canada, Denmark, European Union, Norway, Russian Federation, United States of America.

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