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Amendment 10 to the 2006 Consolidated HMS Fishery Management Plan: Essential Fish Habitat

NOAA Fisheries conducted a 5-year review of Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) and determined that updates to HMS EFH are warranted and that Amendment 10 to the 2006 Consolidated Atlantic HMS FMP will be undertaken to update HMS EFH. 

Final Amendment 10 - Atlantic HMS Essential Fish Habitat

9/6/2017 NOAA Fisheries Announces the Availability of Final Amendment 10 to the 2006 Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan:  Essential Fish Habitat
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice | Final Environmental Assessment

Final HAPC Maps

Final EFH Maps: Atlantic Tunas, Billfishes, and Swordfish

Final EFH Maps: Atlantic Sharks

Draft Amendment 10 - Atlantic HMS Essential Fish Habitat 

12/16/2016 NOAA Fisheries Announces the Availability of Online Maps for Draft Amendment 10 Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) Boundaries and Preferred Habitat Area of Particular Concern (HAPC) Alternatives 
Listserv Notice
10/17/2016 NOAA Fisheries Announces Public Hearings for Draft Amendment 10 on HMS Essential Fish Habitat
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice
09/07/2016 NOAA Fisheries Announces the Availability of Draft Amendment 10 to the 2006 Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan:  Essential Fish Habitat
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice | Draft Environmental Assessment | HMS AP Presentation


Maps

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Draft HAPC Maps (Preferred)

Draft HAPC Maps (non-preferred)

Draft EFH Maps: Atlantic Tunas, Billfishes, and Swordfish

 

Draft EFH Maps: Atlantic Sharks

Atlantic HMS Essential Fish Habitat 5-Year Review

6/30/2015 Essential Fish Habitat Final 5-Year Review & Notice of Intent to Amend EFH in the Atlantic HMS FMP
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice | Final HMS EFH 5-Year Review Document
3/4/2015 2015 Draft Atlantic HMS Essential Fish Habitat 5-Year Review
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice | Draft HMS EFH 5-Year Review Document