Draft Amendment 14 to the 2006 Consolidated HMS Fishery Management Plan

September 23, 2020

NOAA Fisheries is exploring options for implementing management measures to be consistent with the current National Standard 1 policy guidelines for Atlantic sharks in the HMS management unit.

Draft Amendment 14 will establish a new framework action for the establishment of acceptable biological catch (ABCs) and annual catch limits (ACLs) for Atlantic shark fisheries. 

Last updated by Office of Sustainable Fisheries on 09/23/2020