Highly Migratory Fish Stocks Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 16 USCS § 6901 (8), [Title 16. Conservation; Chapter 88. Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention] the term highly migratory fish stocks means “all fish stocks of the species listed in Annex 1 of the 1982 Convention, except sauries, occurring in the Convention Area, and such other species of fish as the Commission may determine.”