Due to the situation regarding the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus(2019-nCoV), NPFC postpones the 3rd TWG Chub Mackerel Stock Assessment Meeting in Yokohama, Japan scheduled on 2-6 March 2020. The Secretariat will liaise with appropriate Members with respect to new dates and venue of the meeting and confirm the status of the meeting by the end of February 2020.

The North Pacific Fisheries Commission (NPFC)

    The North Pacific Fisheries Commission (NPFC) is an inter-governmental organization established by the Convention on the Conservation and Management of High Seas Fisheries Resources in the North Pacific Ocean.

    The objective of the Convention is to ensure the long-term conservation and sustainable use of the fisheries resources in the Convention Area while protecting the marine ecosystems of the North Pacific Ocean in which these resources occur.

    Current Members include: Canada, China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation, Chinese Taipei, the United States of America and Vanuatu. For more details on the Commission please visit About NPFC.