Regulatory Actions

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

Highly Migratory Species , New England , Mid-Atlantic , South Atlantic Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Management Plan
Overview
Species Affected
Fishing Type
Commercial, Recreational
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
See final rule
Point of Contact
Jennifer Cudney or Randy Blankinship – (727) 824-5399

Summary

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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Federal Register

Supporting Documents

Bulletins

Final Rule

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 considering environmental and management chan

Effective Date
Aug 30, 2017
Highly Migratory Species , New England , Mid-Atlantic , South Atlantic Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Management Plan Commercial, Recreational