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ACIFCO Assistant Chief Inshore Fishing and Conservation Officer
AIFCA Association of Inshore Fishing and Conservation Authorities
ASFC Association of Sea Fisheries Committees
Cefas Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
CFO Chief Fishery Officer
CIFCO Chief Inshore Fishing and Conservation Officer
Defra Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
EA Environment Agency
ECC Essex County Council
EFF European Fisheries Fund
EIA Environmental Impact Assessment
EIFCA Eastern Inshore Fishing and Conservation Authority
GIS Geographical Information System
IFCO Inshore Fishing and Conservation Officer
IFCA Inshore Fishing and Conservation Authority
KCC Kent County Council
MC Medway Council
MCA Marine Coastguard Agency
MCAA 2009 Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009
MCSS Monitoring and Control Surveillance System
MCZ Marine Conservation Zones
MMO Marine Management Organisation
MoU Memoranda of Understanding
MPA Marine Protected Area
MSC Marine Stewardship Council
MSP Marine Spatial Plans
NE Natural England
nm Nautical Miles
RSA Recreational Sea Angling
RIB Rigid Inflatable Boat
SAC Special Protection Area
SBC Southend Borough Council
SFC Sea Fisheries Committee
SIFCA Sussex Inshore Fishing and Conservation Authority
SPA Special Area of Conservation
TAG Technical Advisory Group
TBC Thurrock Borough Council