The Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program (ACCSP) is the principal source of dependable and timely marine fishery statistics for Atlantic coast fisheries

 

Common Acronyms

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Acronym Meaning

ACC

Aquaculture Certification Council

ACCSP

Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program

ACFCMA 

Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act

ACL

Annual Catch Limit

AFS

American Fisheries Society

ACL

Annual Catch Limit

AKFIN

Alaska Fisheries Information Network

ALS

Accumulated Landings System

ALSI

American Lobster Settlement Index

APAIS

Access Point Angler Intercept Survey

APEX

Application Express

API

Application Programming Interface

ASMFC

Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission

BAYS

Bigeye, albacore, yellowfin & skipjack tunas

CATI

Computer Assisted Telephone Interview

CBFI

Coastal Bay Finfish Investigation

CCAMLR

Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources

CFDBS

Commercial Fisheries Database System

CHTS

Coastal Household Telephone Survey

CLS

Commercial Landings System

CODES

Commercial Data Entry Subsystem

CPUE

Catch per Unit Effort

CSV

Comma separated value

CT DEEP

Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection

CZMP

Coastal Zone Management Plans

DC FWD

District of Columbia Fisheries & Wildlife Division

DE DFW

Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife

DCS

Data Collection Standards

DPS

Distinct Population Size

DSG

Data Systems Group

eDR

An application of SAFIS for electronic dealer reporting

EEZ

Exclusive Economic Zone

eTRIP

An application of SAFIS for electronic trip reporting

FEIS

Final Environmental Impact Statement

FGDC

Federal Geographic Data Committee

FIN

Fisheries Information Network

FIPS

Federal Information Processing Standards

FIS

Fisheries Information System

FL FWCC

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission

FMP

Fisheries Management Plan

FOSS

Fisheries One Stop Shop

FUS

Fisheries of the United States

FGA DNR

Georgia Department of Natural Resources

GARFO

Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office

GENCAN

General Canvas

GSMFC

Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission

GulfFIN

Gulf states commercial and recreation fisheries information system

HIN

Hull identification number

HMS

Highly Migratory Species

IPR

Independent Program Review

ISFMP

Interstate Fishery Management Plan

ITIS

 Integrated Taxonomic Information System

ITQ

Individual Transferable Quota

IVR

Interactive Voice Response

LMA

Lobster Management Area

LobsTAHS

Lobster Trap Allocation History System

MA DMF

Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries

MAFMC

Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council

MARVIN

Marine Resources Environmental Information Systems (ME)

MD DNR

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

ME DMR

Maine Department of Marine Resources

MMAP

Marine Mammal Authorization Program

MMPA

Marine Mammal Protection Act

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MRFSS

Marine Recreational Fisheries Statistics Survey

MRII

Marine Recreational Information Initiative

MRIP

Marine Recreational Information Program

MSA

Magnusson-Stevens Fisheries Conservation Act

NC DMF

North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries

NEAMAP

Northeast Area Monitoring Assessment Program

NEFMC

New England Fishery Management Council

NEFOP

New England Fishery Observer Program

NEFSC

Northeast Fisheries Science Center

NERO

Northeast Regional Office (NOAA-NMFS)

NGO

Non-governmental organization

NH FGD

New Hampshire Fish & Game Department

NMFS

National Marine Fisheries Service

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NODC

National Oceanographic Data Center

NJ DFW

New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife

NYS DEC

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

PacFIN

Pacific Fisheries Information Network

PFBC

Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission

PRFC

Potomac River Fisheries Commission

PSE

Proportional Standard Error

RI DFW

Rhode Island Division of Fish & Wildlife

RFP

Request for Proposals

RPC

Recreational Party/Charter

RSA

Research Set Aside

SAFIS

Standard Atlantic Fisheries Information System

SAFIS/M

Standard Atlantic Fisheries Information Service Mobile Application

SAFMC

South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

SARC

Stock assessment review committee

SAW

Stock Assessment Workshop

SBRM

Standard Bycatch Reduction Module

SC DNR

South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

SCBI

 Southwest Computer Bureau, Inc.

SSCUBA

Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus

SEAMAP

Southeast Monitoring and Assessment Program

SEDAR

Southeast Data Assessment and Review

SEFSC

Southeast Fisheries Science Center

SERO

Southeast Regional Office (NOAA-NMFS)

SFA

Sustainable Fisheries Act

SMS

SAFIS Management System

SSA

 Southern Shrimp Alliance

SSL

Secure Socket Layer

STSSN

Sea Turtle Stranding and Salvage Network

TED

Turtle Excluder Device

TIP

Trip interview program

TSD

Technical source document

US FWS

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

VHERF

Vessel for-hire engaged in recreational fishing

VMRC

Virginia Marine Resources Commission

VTR

 Vessel trip report

YoY

Young of Year