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Pelagic – Amendment 18

Amendment 18

  • Final Amendment 18
  • Appendix 1: Public Scoping Report
  • Appendix 2: Assessment of the Population-level Impacts of Potential Increases in Marine Turtle Interactions Resulting from a Hawaii Longline Association Proposal to Expand the Hawaii-based Shallow-set Fishery
  • Appendix 3: Observed Captures and Estimated Mortality of Sea Turtles in the Hawaii Shallow-set Longline Fishery, 2004-2007
  • Appendix 4: Leatherback and Loggerhead Sea Turtle Egg Equivalencies Using Chaloupka Models
  • Appendix 5: Initial Regulatory Flexibility Act Analysis and Regulatory Impact Review for Amendment 18 to the Fishery Management Plan for Pelagic Fisheries of the Western Pacific Region
  • Appendix 6: 2008 NMFS Biological Opinion on Proposed Amendment 18 to the FMP for Pelagic Fisheries of the Western Pacific
  • Appendix 7: NMFS’ Responses to Comments Received on the DSEIS and the
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Pelagic – Amendment 7

Amendment 7

  • Chapters I-II: Introduction and History of Pelagic FMP and Amendment 7
  • Chapter III: Condition of Pacific Pelagic Management Unit Species and Fisheries
  • Chapters IV-V: Potential Problems Addressed by Amendment 7, and Description of Proposed Actions and Rejected Alternatives
  • Chapter VI: Impact Assessment
  • Chapters VII-IX: Further Evaluation of Proposed Action, Relationship to Other Laws and Directives, and Review of Comments and Responses to Comments
  • References and Appendices
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Magnuson-Stevens Act Definitions and Required Provisions

Amendment 6 to the Bottomfish and Seamount Groundfish Fisheries Management Plan
Amendment 8 to the Pelagic Fisheries Management Plan
Amendment 10 to the Crustaceans Fishery Management Plan
Amendment 4 to the Precious Corals Fisheries Management Plan
  • Amendment PDF – This pdf is the amendment for each of the above Fisheries Management Plans. Portions of the amendment that were immediately approved included designations of essential fish habitat, and descriptions of bycatch for some fisheries and of some fishing communities. Those provisions became effective on 2/3/99 and can be found in the Amendment PDF. Supplemental amendments addressed the remaining portions of the 1996 Sustainable Fisheries Act and were approved on 8/5/03. These included provisions regarding overfishing definitions, bycatch, and Hawaii fishing communities.
  • Overfishing Definitions (supplement for)
    • Amendment 6 to the FMP for the Bottomfish and Seamount Groundfish of the Western Pacific Region
    • Amendment 8 to the FMP for the Pelagic Fisheries in the Western Pacific Region
    • Amendment 10 to the FMP for the Crustaceans Fisheries of the Western Pacific Region
  • Fishing Communities (supplement for)
    • Amendment 4 to the FMP for the Precious Corals Fisheries of the Western Pacific Region
    • Amendment 6 to the FMP for the Bottomfish and Seamount Groundfish of the Western Pacific Region
    • Amendment 8 to the FMP for the Pelagic Fisheries in the Western Pacific Region
    • Amendment 10 to the FMP for the Crustaceans Fisheries of the Western Pacific Region
  • Bycatch (supplement for)
    • Amendment 6 to the FMP for the Bottomfish and Seamount Groundfish of the Western Pacific Region
    • Amendment 8 to the FMP for the Pelagic Fisheries in the Western Pacific Region
  • Bycatch Appendix
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Pacific Pelagic Fishery

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