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2013 Stock Assessment and Fisheries Evaluation Report for Atlantic Highly Migratory Species

January 3, 2014

What is the HMS SAFE Report?

The Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation (SAFE) Report contains a review of the current status of Atlantic highly migratory species (HMS) stocks (tunas, swordfish, billfish, and sharks), describes the year’s accomplishments in managing Atlantic HMS fisheries, and provides an assessment of short-term future management of Atlantic HMS fisheries. The SAFE Report provides Atlantic HMS fishery constituents with information on the latest developments in Atlantic HMS management and fulfills Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act requirements.

Where is the 2013 HMS SAFE Report available?

The 2013 HMS SAFE Report is available online. To request a hard copy, contact the HMS Management Division.


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