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Pelagics Plan Amendments

FMP - Amendment 18 - Amendment 8 - Amendment 7 -
Regulatory Amendment 5

Pelagics Fishery Management Plan

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 Public Comment Letters

Amendment 8

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

Regulatory Amendment 5

  • Regulatory Amendment 5
  • Appendix I: Albatross interaction rates for seabird avoidance methods tested in the North Pacific Ocean pelagic longline swordfish and tuna fisheries
  • Appendix II: Distribution of fishing effort in the Hawaii-based longline fishery
  • Appendix III: Regulatory Impact Review and Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis