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FISHERY MANAGEMENT PLANS

Fishery Management Plans (FMPs) are developed by the Regional Fishery Management Councils (RFMCs) and implemented by NMFS. This page contains current and proposed FMPs, the responsible Council, and the NMFS Regional Office responsible for implementing the FMP.

Links are to RFMC and Regional Office and Fishery Science Center pages that contain information on these specific FMPs.

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New England Fishery Management Council <<>> Northeast Regional Office<<>>Northeast Fisheries Science Center

Atlantic Sea Scallops. (New England Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Northeast Regional Office) (NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center)

Northeast Multispecies Fishery. (New England Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Northeast Regional Office) (NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center)

Atlantic Salmon Fishery. (New England Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Northeast Regional Office) (NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center)

Monkfish Fishery. (New England Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Northeast Regional Office) (NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center)

Atlantic Herring Fishery. (New England Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Northeast Regional Office) (NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center)

Atlantic Deep Sea Red Crab. (New England Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Northeast Regional Office) (NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center)

Skates. (New England Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Northeast Regional Office) (NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center)

Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council<<>>Northeast Regional Office<<>>Northeast Fisheries Science Center

Atlantic Surf Clam and Ocean Quahog Fisheries. (Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Northeast Regional Office) (NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center)

Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fisheries. (Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Northeast Regional Office) (NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center)

Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Fisheries. (Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Northeast Regional Office) (NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center)

Atlantic Bluefish. (Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Northeast Regional Office) (NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center)

Spiny Dogfish. Joint FMP between the (Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council) with administrative lead and the (New England Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Northeast Regional Office) (NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center)

Tilefish. (Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Northeast Regional Office) (NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center)

South Atlantic Fishery Management Council<<>>Southeast Regional Office<<>>Southeast Fisheries Science Center

Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region. (South Atlantic Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Southeast Regional Office) (NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center)

Shrimp Fishery of the South Atlantic Region. (South Atlantic Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Southeast Regional Office) (NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center)

Coral, Coral Reefs, and Live/Hard Bottom Habitats of the South Atlantic Region. (South Atlantic Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Southeast Regional Office) (NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center)

Golden Crab Fishery of the South Atlantic Region. (South Atlantic Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Southeast Regional Office) (NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center)

Dolphin and Wahoo. (South Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils) (NMFS Southeast Regional Office) (NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center)

Pelagic Sargassum Habitat of South Atlantic Region. (South Atlantic Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Southeast Regional Office) (NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center)

South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Councils Joint Efforts

Spiny Lobster Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic. Joint FMP between the (Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council) with administrative lead and the (South Atlantic Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Southeast Regional Office) (NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center)

Coastal Migratory Pelagic Resources of the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic. Joint FMP between the (Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council) with administrative lead and the (South Atlantic Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Southeast Regional Office) (NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center)

Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council<<>>Southeast Regional Office<<>>Southeast Fisheries Science Center

Coral and Coral Reefs of the Gulf of Mexico. Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Southeast Regional Office) (NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center)

Red Drum Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico. (Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Southeast Regional Office) (NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center)

Stone Crab Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico. (Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Southeast Regional Office) (NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center)

Shrimp Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico. (Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Southeast Regional Office) (NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center)

Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico. (Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Southeast Regional Office) (NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center)

Caribbean Fishery Management Council<<>>Southeast Regional Office<<>>Southeast Fisheries Science Center

Spiny Lobster Fishery of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. (Caribbean Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Southeast Regional Office) (NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center)

Shallow Water Reeffish Fishery of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. (Caribbean Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Southeast Regional Office) (NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center)

Corals and Reef Associated Invertebrates of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. (Caribbean Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Southeast Regional Office) (NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center)

Queen Conch Resources of Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands. (Caribbean Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Southeast Regional Office) (NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center)

Pacific Fishery Management Council<<>>Northwest Regional Office<<>>Northwest Fisheries Science Center <<>>Southwest Regional Office<<>>Southwest Fisheries Science Center

West Coast Salmon. Pacific Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Northwest Regional Office) (NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center)

Coastal Pelagic Species. (Pacific Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Southwest Regional Office) (NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center)

Pacific Coast Groundfish. (Pacific Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Northwest Regional Office) (NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center)

U.S. West Coast Fisheries for Highly Migratory Species. (Pacific Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Southwest Regional Office) (NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center)

Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council<<>>Pacific Island Regional Office<<>>Pacific Island Fisheries Science Center

Crustaceans Fisheries of the Western Pacific Region. (Western Pacific Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Pacific Island Regional Office) (NMFS Pacific Island Fisheries Science Center)

Precious Corals Fishery of the Western Pacific Region. (Western Pacific Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Pacific Island Regional Office) NMFS Pacific Island Fisheries Science Center)

Bottomfish and Seamount Groundfish Fisheries of the Western Pacific Region. (Western Pacific Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Pacific Island Regional Office) (NMFS Pacific Island Fisheries Science Center)

Pelagic Fisheries of the Western Pacific Region. (Western Pacific Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Pacific Island Regional Office) (NMFS Pacific Island Fisheries Science Center)

Coral Reef Ecosystem of the Western Pacific. (Western Pacific Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Pacific Island Regional Office) (NMFS Pacific Island Fisheries Science Center)

North Pacific Fishery Management Council<<>>Alaska Regional Office<<>>Alaska Fisheries Science Center

Groundfish Fishery of the Gulf of Alaska. (North Pacific Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Alaska Regional Office) (NMFS Alaska Fisheries Science Center)

High Seas Salmon Fishery off the Coast of Alaska .East of 175 Degrees East Longitude. (North Pacific Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Alaska Regional Office) (NMFS Alaska Fisheries Science Center)

Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area. (North Pacific Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Alaska Regional Office) NMFS Alaska Fisheries Science Center)

Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crab. (North Pacific Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Alaska Regional Office) (NMFS Alaska Fisheries Science Center)

Scallop Fishery off Alaska. (North Pacific Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Alaska Regional Office) (NMFS Alaska Fisheries Science Center)

Fish Resources of the Arctic Management Area.  (North Pacific Fishery Management Council) (NMFS Alaska Regional Office) (NMFS Alaska Fisheries Science Center)

For Billfish and Tuna go to HMS webpage.

Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species FMP

 

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