Dictionary of Ichthyology  

Exclusive Economic Zone = waters out to 200 nautical miles (370.40 km) from shore where international waters begin. Reserved to that country for exploitation and management of resources. Also called the 200-mile limit. Abbreviated as EEZ.

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