Hosted by the Government of Vanuatu, three NPFC subsidiary groups…


The NPFC has been strengthening cooperation with several regional and global organizations including the Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System (FIRMS) of the Food and Aquaculture Organization (FAO), the North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (NPAFC), the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organization (SPRFMO), the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), and the…


Seventh Commission Session Concludes Hybrid Meetings in Sapporo, Japan

For Immediate Release: 24 March 2023

The 7th Meeting of the North Pacific Fisheries Commission (COM07) took place from 22 to 24 March 2023, in-person and by video conferencing. The Commission meeting was chaired by Dr. Vladimir Belyaev (Russia). It was preceded by the Finance and Administration Committee (FAC05)…


The NPFC Scientific Committee (SC) and its subsidiary bodies met via video conferencing from 8 to 20 December 2022. The meetings were attended by the NPFC Members (Canada, China, European Union, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation, Chinese Taipei, the United States of America and Vanuatu…

New ES

Dr. Robert Day has started his appointment as Executive Secretary of the North Pacific Fisheries Commission. He looks forward to working with the other members of the secretariat to support the Commission members on their objective for the long-term conservation and sustainable use of fisheries resources in the North Pacific Ocean.

Dr. Day can be reached at and…


NPFC convened intersessional meetings of SSC PS, TWG CMSA and SWG MSE PS from 30 August to 13 September 2022.

The meeting of the SSC PS (Small Working Group on Pacific Saury) focused on data preparation to update the stock assessment of Pacific saury using…