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INDIVIDUAL TRANSFERABLE SHARE QUOTA (ITSQ)

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Definition:
A management tool used to allocate a fixed share of the quota to individual fishermen or companies. ITSQs are usually granted as a form of long-term fishing rights and are tradable (transferable).

Source Publication:
United Nations, European Commission, International Monetary Fund, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, World Bank, 2005, Handbook of National Accounting: Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting 2003, Studies in Methods, Series F, No.61, Rev.1, Glossary, United Nations, New York, para. 7.273.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Wednesday, July 06, 2005