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NOAA Fisheries HMS Advisory Panel Meeting

NOAA Fisheries will hold a meeting of the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel May 18-20, 2022. This meeting is open to the public and will be broadcast via webinar.

When: Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday, May 19, 2022, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday, May 20, 2022, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Where: By webinar. Sign-in information and the agenda are available on our event page. You are encouraged to join 15 minutes prior to the meeting.

Topics of Discussion: The intent of the HMS AP meeting is to consider options for the conservation and management of Atlantic HMS.
On the agenda:

  • Bluefin tuna management activities including the Amendment 13 Final Environmental Impact Statement
  • The Marine Recreational Information Program HMS Regional Implementation Plan
  • Shark depredation
  • Equity and Environmental Justice

We also anticipate inviting other NOAA Fisheries offices and the U.S. Coast Guard to provide updates, if available, on activities relevant to HMS fisheries.

Meeting Status

In-person access to the meeting by the public may be limited depending on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 Community Level for Montgomery County, MD at the time of the meeting.

Please check the meeting status on the event web page.

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