Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel to Meet; Oct 2-4 in Silver Spring, MD
NOAA Fisheries Service will hold a meeting of the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Advisory Panel meeting, on October 2-4, 2007, in Silver Spring, MD. Topics for discussion will include, among others, Amendment 1 to update Essential Fish Habitat, Amendment 2 to revise shark management measures, a proposed rule for the 2008 first trimester shark season, greenstick gear, and bluefin tuna specifications. NOAA Fisheries Service will also be seeking ideas for other topics covered in Amendment 1 including Habitat Areas of Particular Concern and fishing and non-fishing impacts on Essential Fish Habitat.
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