Amendment 10 to the 2006 Consolidated HMS Fishery Management Plan: Essential Fish Habitat


Fishing Type
Commercial, Recreational
Action Status
Final Rule
Point of Contact
Jennifer Cudney or Randy Blankinship – (727) 824-5399


NOAA Fisheries conducted a 5-year review of Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) and determined that updates to HMS EFH were warranted. Amendment 10 to the 2006 Consolidated Atlantic HMS FMP was undertaken to update HMS EFH. 

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Final Amendment 10: Essential Fish Habitat

NOAA Fisheries announces the availability of Final Amendment 10 to the 2006 Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Fishery Management Plan (Amendment 10) on essential fish habitat (EFH) and an associated Environmental Assessment (EA). By...
September 06, 2017 -
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Last updated by Office of Sustainable Fisheries on 04/12/2018