Convention & NPFC Area of Application
Convention on the Conservation and Management of High Seas Fisheries Resources in the North Pacific Ocean. Download PDF
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.
This map is for informational purpose only. It is a pictorial illustration of the area of application of the Convention on the Conservation and Management of High Seas Fisheries Resources in the North Pacific Ocean, based on the provisions of Article 4 of the Convention. This map is not part of the Convention text and has no legal status. It is not intended to reflect maritime spaces exactly and cannot be considered to constitute recognition of the claims or positions of any of the participants in the negotiations leading to the adoption of the Convention concerning the legal status and extent of waters and zones claimed by such participants.