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Atlantic Herring Inseason Adjustments, Accountability Measures, and Areas

As part of the 2006 Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act, National Standard 1 Guidelines introduced "accountability measures" as management measures “to prevent Annual Catch Limits from being exceeded, and to correct or mitigate overages of the Annual Catch Limit if they occur” through in-season or subsequent season measures.