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INDIVIDUAL [FISHING] QUOTA

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French Equivalent: Contingents ou quotas individuels (CI ou QI)

Definition:
An individual [fishing] quota (IQ or IFQ) is an allocation to an individual (a person or a legal entity (e.g., a company)) of a right [privilege] to harvest a certain amount of fish in a certain period of time. It is also often expressed as an individual share of an aggregate quota, or total allowable catch (TAC).

Source Publication:
Review of Fisheries in OECD Countries: Glossary, February 1998.

Statistical Theme: Agriculture and fisheries statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Thursday, March 06, 2003