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West Coast Highly Migratory Species: Management Measures

The following are management measures and actions implemented for international fisheries (under the Tuna Conventions Act) and domestic fisheries (under the Magnuson-Stevens Act) that target highly migratory species on the West Coast.

Status of Salmon Stocks Managed Under the Magnuson-Stevens Act on the West Coast

Frequently asked questions and answers regarding the status of Pacific salmon stocks managed under the Magnuson-Stevens Act on the West Coast.

Essential Fish Habitat - West Coast Groundfish

Maps and GIS data
September 14, 2019 - Map ,

Essential Fish Habitat - West Coast Salmon

Maps and GIS data
September 14, 2019 - Map ,

Amendment 12 to the 2006 Consolidated HMS Fishery Management Plan: MSA Guidelines and National Policy Directives

NOAA Fisheries is exploring options related to the 2016 revised National Standards 1, 3, and 7 guidelines and other recent national policy directives. Issues being considered in the scoping document include:  Reassessing current HMS fishery…
Published
01/27/2020

Draft Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act Considerations

This document was prepared in response to a November 16, 2016, order from…
October 18, 2018 - Analyses (non-NEPA) ,

Guidance for Conducting Economic and Social Analyses of Regulatory Actions

The Office of Sustainable Fisheries provides guidance to the regional fishery management councils and NOAA Fisheries regional and program offices for conducting social and economic analyses of regulatory actions.

2016 Revisions to National Standard 1 Guidelines

In 2016, finalized revisions to the guidelines for National Standards 1, 3, and 7 of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and the General section of those guidelines.

National Standard Guidelines

U.S. marine fisheries are scientifically monitored, regionally managed,…

Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act

The Magnuson-Stevens Act is the primary law governing marine fisheries…
August 09, 2017 - Other Reports ,