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Highly Migratory Species Committee Meeting (Webinar)

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Committee will meet on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 10 a.m.

The meeting will be held via internet webinar.  Interested parties may also come to the Council address below to access the meeting they contact the Council at least 24 hours before the meeting.


NMFS HMS staff will make a presentation regarding Amendment 6 to the 2006 Consolidated HMS Fishery Management Plan for Management of Atlantic Sharks, which published in the Federal Register on January 20, 2015 (80 FR 2648) and has a comment due date of April 3, 2015 (!docketDetail;D=NOAA-NMFS-2010-0188).  The Council’s HMS Committee will then develop comments on the Amendment and consider if any additional actions are appropriate.

This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities.  Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526-5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

Earlier Event: March 10
MREP Northeast - Management 100 Module
Later Event: March 18
SSC Meeting