Amendment 1 to the 2006 Consolidated HMS Fishery Management Plan: Essential Fish Habitat


Fishing Type
Commercial, Recreational
Action Status
Final Rule


In 2009, NOAA Fisheries amended the Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Fishery Management Plan based on a review of Atlantic HMS Essential Fish Habitat (EFH). The document examines alternatives for updating HMS EFH, considers habitat areas of particular concern, and analyzes fishing impacts on EFH. 

If you have any problems accessing these documents, please contact

Last updated by Office of Sustainable Fisheries on 03/20/2019