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- total allowable catch
Fishery management regime in which fisher can buy in advance a portion (quota) of the total allowed catch of a certain species for a fishing season; they are then allowed to catch that amount or to trade it to other fishers. The TAC is set by a government in an effort to manage the resource.
(See also: quota, fishery)
Regime de gestão de pescas no qual o pescador pode comprar parte (quota) do total de capturas duma certa espécie numa época de pesca. (See also: quota, fishery)
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