California MLMA Master Plan

MLMA Master Plan List of Acronyms

Acronym Definition
ACL Annual Catch Limit
APA Administrative Procedure Act
BMSY Population Biomass at Maximum Sustainable Yield
B0 Unfished Biomass
BCA Billfish Conservation Act
BRD Bycatch Reduction Device
BWG Bycatch Working Group
CCE California Current Ecosystem
CDFG California Department of Fish and Game
CDFW California Department of Fish and Wildlife
CEQA California Environmental Quality Act
CFR Collaborative Fisheries Research
CPFV Commercial Passenger Fishing Vessel
CPUE Catch Per Unit Effort
CUSUM Cumulative Sum
DB-SRA Depletion-Based Stock Reduction Analysis
DCAC Depletion-Corrected Average Catch
DLMtool Data-Limited Methods Toolkit
EBFM Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management
EFI Essential Fishery Information
EM Electronic Monitoring
ERA Ecological Risk Assessment
ESA Endangered Species Act
ESR Enhanced Status Report
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
FGC Fish and Game Code
FMP Fishery Management Plan
HCR Harvest Control Rule
LED Light Emitting Device
MBTA Migratory Bird Treaty Act
MLMA Marine Life Management Act
MLPA Marine Life Protection Act
MMA Marine Managed Area
MMPA Marine Mammal Protection Act
MPA Marine Protected Area
MRC Fish and Game Commission’s Marine Resources Committee
MSA Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act
MSY Maximum Sustainable Yield
MSE Management Strategy Evaluation
NGO Non-Government Organization
NMFS National Marine Fisheries Service
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NRC National Research Council
OFL Overfishing Limit
OPC Ocean Protection Council
OST California Ocean Science Trust
OY Optimum Yield
PFMC Pacific Fishery Management Council
PSA Productivity and Susceptibility Analysis
RCA Rockfish Conservation Area
SMCA State Marine Conservation Area
SMP State Marine Park
SMR State Marine Reserve
SMRMA State Marine Recreational Management Area
SPR Spawning Potential Ratio
TAC Total Allowable Catch
TAE Total Allowable Effort
TOR Terms of Reference
VMS Vessel Monitoring System
WSSCAP White Seabass Scientific and Constituent Advisory Panel
YPR Yield Per Recruit