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Environmental Consultation Organizer (ECO)

September 17, 2019

ECO is an information management application covering NOAA Fisheries consultations under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act sections 305(b)(2) & 305(b)(4) Essential Fish Habitat (EFH).


Eco Public Portal

Eco for NOAA user Only

About ECO

ECO is a web-based query system that allows all federal agencies, project managers, permit applicants, consultants, and the general public to find the current status of NOAA Fisheries’ Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) consultations that are being conducted (or have been completed) pursuant to ESA Section 7 and Magnuson Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. Access to these documents is free and available to all. You will need to use your CAC card or request an account to log into ECO. More information on account access is below.

Get an ECO Account (Non-NOAA Users)

Follow the instructions to request your ECO account


ECO users with a noaa.gov email address must sign into ECO with their CAC and PIN number. For new users, please reach out to your regional ECO coordinator to create your account.

Need Help?

ECO Public Portal FAQ

Email: nmfs.eco.support@noaa.gov 

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 11/04/2022

Essential Fish Habitat Section 7 Consultation