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Amendment 15 to the 2006 Consolidated HMS Fishery Management Plan: Spatial Fisheries Management and Electronic Monitoring Cost Allocation


Fishing Type
Action Status
Proposed Rule


Draft Amendment 15 and its proposed rule have two broad components:

1) Modification, data collection, and assessment of four commercial longline spatial management areas.

Spatial Management Story Map

2) Administration and funding of the HMS pelagic longline electronic monitoring program.

Electric Monitoring Cost Allocation Infographic

Public Hearing and Webinar Schedule



Street Address / Webinar Information


August 17, 2023

2:00 – 4:00 pm.

Please register to participate in the webinar.

Password: HMS2023

A confirmation email with webinar log-in information will be sent after registration.

Public Hearing

August 22, 2023

5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Dare County Administration Building

Commissioners Meeting Room

954 Marshall Collins Drive

Manteo, NC 27954

Public Hearing August 29, 2023 CANCELED DUE TO HURRICANE IDALIA
Public Hearing

September 18, 2023

5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

National Marine Fisheries Service

Southeast Fisheries Science Center

3500 Delwood Beach Road

Panama City, FL 32408

Federal Register

Last updated by Office of Sustainable Fisheries on 09/05/2023