Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Publications (e.g. reports, documents, presentations, posters):

The designations employed and the presentation of material in IPHC publications and its lists do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) concerning the legal or development status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

This work is protected by copyright. Fair use of this material for scholarship, research, news reporting, criticism or commentary is permitted. Selected passages, tables or diagrams may be reproduced for such purposes provided acknowledgment of the IPHC as the source is included. Reproduction by any process of major extracts or of the entire document is not permitted without the written permission of the Executive Director, IPHC.

The IPHC has exercised due care and skill in the preparation and compilation of the information and data set out in this publication. Notwithstanding, the IPHC, its employees and advisers, assert all rights and immunities, and disclaim all liability, including liability resulting from negligence, for any loss, damage, injury, expense or cost incurred by any person as a result of accessing, using or relying upon any of the information or data set out in this publication, to the maximum extent permitted by law, including the International Organizations Immunities Act, 22 U.S.C. Sec. 288 et seq.


The International Pacific Halibut Commission requires no fee for the usage of its photographs, and IPHC photographs cannot be sold or used for profit.  IPHC photographs remain the property of the IPHC and permission for their use is solely for the above purpose(s). Photographs should not be re-distributed without authorization from the IPHC. The IPHC requires an acknowledgement of IPHC credit for its photos when used.

The photo request form can be found here: IPHC Photo Request Form

Data Confidentiality:

Catch-and-effort and length-frequency data shall be grouped in a manner so that the catch of no individual vessel can be identified within a time/area stratum. In cases when an individual vessel can be identified, the data will be aggregated by time, area or flag to preclude such identification.