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Unified Agenda 0648-BA17

Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Future of the Atlantic Shark Fishery


The National Marine Fisheries Service is considering adjusting the regulations governing the U.S. Atlantic shark fishery to address current fishery issues and to identify specific shark fishery goals for the future. This action will discuss potential changes to the quota and/or permit structure that are currently in place for the Atlantic shark fishery, and various catch share programs such as limited access privilege programs, individual fishing quotas, and sectors for the Atlantic shark fishery.


4 actions from September 20th, 2010 to December 2014

  • September 20th, 2010
  • January 14th, 2011
    • ANPRM Comment Period End
  • May 27th, 2014
  • December 2014
    • NPRM


  • Alan Risenhoover
    Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries
    Phone 301 713-2334
    Fax 301 713-0596
    NMFS, Room 13362, 1315 East-West Highway,
    Silver Spring MD 20910

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