North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization
The North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization (NASCO) is an international organization established under the Convention for the Conservation of Salmon in the North Atlantic Ocean from October 1 1983.
The organization's mission is to contribute through consultation and cooperation to the conservation, restoration, enhancement and rational management of salmon stocks.
- Iceland withdrew from NASCO with effect from 31 December 2009 because of financial considerations, but has indicated that it intends to re-accede to the Convention when the economic situation improves.
- Finland rights and obligations are transferred to the EU
- Convention for the conservation of salmon in the North Atlantic ocean
- Sweden rights and obligations are transferred to the EU