Marianas Fishery Ecosystem Plan

The Mariana Archipelago FEP, which includes fishery management measures for
Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), was approved in 2009
and codified in 2010.

DRAFT revised Marianas Fishery Ecosystem Plan with Appendices for public review on 3/1/16

Click link for PDFs of the Mariana Archipelago Fishery Ecosystem Plan and Final Rule (Federal Register Notice).

Click here for Appendix 1 – Essential Fish Habitat Descriptions for Western Pacific Archipelagic and Remote Island Areas Fishery Ecosystem Plan Management Unit Species


Amendment Amendment Type Federal Register
Notice / Publication date
Description of Action
Omnibus amendment that establishes a mechanism for specifying Annual Catch Limits.
Establishes eligibility requirements and procedures for reviewing and approving community development plans. The intent is to promote participation of island communities in fisheries that they traditionally depend on, but may not have the capabilities to support continued and substantial participation.