C
Acronyms


ACOE

Army Corps of Engineers

APHIS

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

ASMFC

Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission


CBP

Chesapeake Bay Program

CDFG

California Department of Fish and Game

CLO

Chlamydiales-like organism

CMP

Coastal Management Program

COMP

Comprehensive Oyster Management Plan

CWA

Clean Water Act

CZMA

Coastal Zone Management Act


DNR

Department of Natural Resources (Maryland)


EFH

Essential Fish Habitat

EIS

Environmental Impact Statement

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

ESA

Endangered Species Act


FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations


ICES

International Council for the Exploration of the Sea

IFREMER

Institut français de recherche pour l’exploitation de la mer (French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea)



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Nonnative Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay C Acronyms ACOE Army Corps of Engineers APHIS Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service ASMFC Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission CBP Chesapeake Bay Program CDFG California Department of Fish and Game CLO Chlamydiales-like organism CMP Coastal Management Program COMP Comprehensive Oyster Management Plan CWA Clean Water Act CZMA Coastal Zone Management Act DNR Department of Natural Resources (Maryland) EFH Essential Fish Habitat EIS Environmental Impact Statement EPA Environmental Protection Agency ESA Endangered Species Act FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations ICES International Council for the Exploration of the Sea IFREMER Institut français de recherche pour l’exploitation de la mer (French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea)

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Nonnative Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay MD DNR Maryland Department of Natural Resources NEPA National Environmental Policy Act NMFS National Marine Fisheries Service NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NPDES National Pollution Discharge Elimination System NRC National Research Council OIE Office International des Epizooties PRPB Puerto Rico’s Planning Board PCR Polymerase chain reaction PVC Polyvinyl chloride QPX Quahog parasite X RLO Rickettsiales-like organism SAV Submerged aquatic vegetation SPS Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures UNCLOS United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea US FWS US Fish and Wildlife Service VEPCO Virginia Electric and Power Company VIMS Virginia Institute of Marine Science VMRC Virginia Marine Resources Commission VSC Virginia Seafood Council WTO World Trade Organization