fisheries resources

(B) Exclusions The term “fisheries resources” does not include— (i) sedentary species insofar as they are subject to the sovereign rights of coastal nations consistent with Article 77, paragraph 4 of the 1982 Convention and indicator species of vulnerable marine ecosystems as listed in, or adopted pursuant to, Article 13, paragraph 5 of the North Pacific Fisheries Convention; (ii) catadromous species; (iii) marine mammals, marine reptiles, or seabirds; or (iv) other marine species already covered by preexisting international fisheries management instruments within the area of competence of such instruments.


16 USC § 7701(6)(B)

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