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MAFAC Meeting January 2005

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE

MARINE FISHERIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE
SUMMARY REPORT

HILTON HAWAIIAN VILLAGE
January 11-14, 2005
Honolulu, Hawaii

Meeting Minutes The previous link is a PDF file.

Transcriptions

Reports

Associated Documents

Agenda The previous link is a PDF file.

Presentations

NOAA Ecosystem Mission (Under Secretary Lautenbacher)
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State of the Fisheries 2004 - 2005 (Hogarth)
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Ecosystem Approach to Management

Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization

Cold Water Corals

PRE-BRIEF MATERIALS

I. Ecosystem Approach to Management - Discussion

A. Executive Order: Committee on Ocean Policy, December 17, 2004

B. Ocean Action Plan, December 17, 2004 The previous link is a PDF file.

C. United Nations General Assembly, Resolution, November 2004 The previous link is a PDF file.

D. Ecosystem-Based Approach Task Force, MAFAC, May 2003

  1. Ecosystem Task Force Report The previous link is a PDF file. (2 pgs)
  2. Report by the Science Subcommittee The previous link is a PDF file. (1 pg)
  3. Strategic Guidance for Implementing an Ecosystem-based Approach The previous link is a PDF file. (61 pgs)

E. Additional Background - Oceans Commission's Report

Achieving Sustainable Fisheries, Chapter 19 The previous link is a PDF file.
Protecting Marine Mammals and Endangered Marine Species, Chapter 20 The previous link is a PDF file.

II. Cold Water Corals – Discussion

A. Preserving Coral Reefs and Other Coral Communities, Chapter 21, Oceans Commission Report The previous link is a PDF file.

B. Status of petition to protect deep-sea coral and sponge habitats in the EEZ

III. Overall Oceans Commission Recommendations


A. Summary Recommendations, Chapter 31, Oceans Commission The previous link is a PDF file.

IV. Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization Discussion - background materials