Draft Conservation Plan for the Pribilof Islands Northern Fur Seal
In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS has revised its conservation plan for northern fur seals (Callorhinus ursinus). The goal of the draft plan is to promote the recovery of northern fur seals to their optimum sustainable population levels. NMFS solicits public comments on this draft conservation plan.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council); its Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA) Reauthorization Committee; its Squid, Mackerel, Butterfish Committee with Advisors; the Joint Dogfish Committee; its Law Enforcement Committee; its Surfclam, Ocean Quahog, Tilefish Committee with Advisors; and, its Executive Committee will hold public meetings.