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EFH Summit final agenda and materials

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National Essential Fish Habitat Summit

May 17-19, 2016 • Annapolis, MD 

Final agenda and materials now available! 

The National EFH Summit will convene council and NOAA fisheries habitat experts to identify challenges, opportunities, and successful approaches for the effective implementation and use of MSA habitat authorities.

Inshore Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishing Workshop

The New England Fishery Management Council is hosting a workshop to explore concerns about inshore scallop fishing and will support constructive and open dialogue between all users of the resource, scientific experts and fishery managers.

Summer Flounder Fishery Goals and Objectives

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission examined current management goals and objectives at a joint Council/Board workshop.

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