North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization Law and Legal Definition

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. The NASCO was created in 1983 to conserve, restore, enhance, and rationally manage Atlantic salmon through international cooperation and consultation.

The NASCO is headquartered in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Only governments are members of NASCO, which has seven Parties: Canada, Denmark, the European Union, Norway, the Russian Federation and the U.S.