Category: Policy News

Clouds over the Atlantic Ocean. (Credit: Wikipedia Commons)

Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Meeting

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (MAFMC) Collaborative Research Committee will hold a closed meeting to review and make recommendations on collaborative research project proposals. (From the Federal Register) — Read the full article here: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2016/03/03/2016-04667/mid-atlantic-fishery-management-council-mafmc-meeting

Northern Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris) is a marine mammal species that occurs in Alaska (Credit: Gregory Smith/Flickr)

Guidelines For Assessing Marine Mammal Stocks

NMFS has incorporated public comments into revisions of the guidelines for preparing stock assessment reports (SARs) pursuant to section 117 of the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). The revised guidelines are now complete and...