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Amendment 7 to the 2006 Consolidated HMS Fishery Management Plan: Bluefin Tuna Management

NOAA Fisheries is proposing Amendment 7 to the 2006 Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Fishery Management Plan (FMP) to address bluefin tuna management concerns due to recent trends and characteristics of the bluefin fisheries. The final rule and related documents are available below.

Recent Updates

12/11/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces Public Webinars for the Final Rule for Amendment 7 (Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Management Measures)
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice | Webinar Presentation
12/01/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces the Final Rule for Amendment 7 to the 2006 Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
08/29/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces the Availability of Final Amendment 7 to the 2006 Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan
Listserv Notice
12/23/2013 NOAA Fisheries Announces a Public Hearing Conference Call and Webinar for Draft Amendment 7 on Bluefin Tuna Management Measures
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
12/06/2013 Draft Amendment 7 Comment Period Extension
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
10/01/2013 NOAA Fisheries Suspends Hearings on Draft Amendment 7 on Bluefin Tuna Until Further Notice; Reporting Requirements Continue Unchanged
Listserv Notice
09/17/2013 Draft Amendment 7 Comment Period Extension
Listserv Notice


Important Amendment 7 Implementation Documents

 

Final Amendment

Draft Amendment

Public Hearings

Predraft Amendment