Ecosystem component species (ECS) means a stock that a Council or the Secretary has determined does not require conservation and management, but is identified in an FEP to achieve ecosystem management objectives.


50 CFR § 665.12

Scoping language

In addition to the definitions in the Magnuson-Stevens Act, 600.10 of this chapter, and subparts B through F of this part, general definitions for western Pacific fisheries have the following meanings:

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