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Ecosystem Based Fishery Management Implementation Plans Released

May 13, 2019

Regional and national plans identify priority ecosystem-based fishery management actions and milestones for the next five years.


NOAA Fisheries released nine implementation plans that identify priority actions and milestones for Ecosystem Based Fisheries Management nationally and regionally for the next five years. Each plan identifies milestones for a specified geographic area. These milestones will help the agency meet sustainable fisheries goals under multiple mandates by more holistically considering social, economic and biological trade-offs across fisheries.

Learn more about the Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management Implementation Plans