Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Future of the Atlantic Shark Fishery
NMFS is issuing an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to provide background information and request public comment on potential adjustments to the regulations governing the U.S. Atlantic shark fishery to address current fishery issues and to identify specific shark fishery goals for the future. NMFS is requesting public comment regarding the potential implementation of changes to the quota and/or permit structure that are currently in place for the Atlantic shark fishery. NMFS is also requesting comments on various catch share programs such as limited access privilege programs, individual fishing quotas, and sectors for the Atlantic shark fishery.
3 actions from September 20th, 2010 to July 2013
September 20th, 2010
January 14th, 2011
- ANPRM Comment Period End
Margo Schulze-HaugenSupervisory Fish Management OfficerPhone 301 713-0234Fax 301 713-19171315 East-West Highway,Silver Spring MD 20910