Category Archives: Fishery Management Plans (FMP)

The Future of Fisheries – Is the Magnuson-Stevens Act up to the Challenge?

When the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration hosts its upcoming Washington summit…on the future of U.S. fisheries, it will mark the first step in the effort to again reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Act. This meeting of stakeholders at Managing Our Nation’s … Continue reading

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Pacific Fishery Management Council Adopted Fishery Ecosystem Plan

“Clearly, federal managers have gotten the message that the days of crisis-based management, managing for a single species, and how to maximize catches are over.” -Ben Enticknapp of Oceana. On Tuesday, the Pacific Fishery Management Council adopted the Fishery Ecosystem … Continue reading

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