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(English) Amount of catch or harvest allocated in a time period by a governmental authority; could refer to a fishery as a whole; or to that amount allocated to an individual (individual quota) or company of the total allowable catch from a stock. Can be used also to allocate fishing effort or biomass. (See also: total allowable catch, fishery, fishing effort)
(French) Montant de prise affecté ; peut faire référence à une pêcherie comme une totalité ; ou au montant affecté à un individu ou compagnie de la prise admissible totale d'une population ; aussi, parts transmissibles dans le quota total pour une population (un quota transmissible individuel). (See also: total allowable catch, fishery, fishing effort)
(Portuguese) Quantidade da captura permitida; pode-se referir à pescaria como um todo ou à quantidade permitida a uma companhia ou indivíduo (See also: total allowable catch, fishery, fishing effort)

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