NOAA Atlantic HMS Advisory Panel Meeting

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NOAA Fisheries will hold a 3-day Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Advisory Panel (AP) meeting in March 2015.  The meeting is open to the public.  The AP meeting and webinar will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, 2015; from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11, 2015; and from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, 2015. There will be introduction for new AP members at 9 am on Tuesday, March 10, 2015.

The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 8120 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814. The meeting presentations will also be available via WebEx webinar/conference call.

The intent of the meeting is to consider alternatives for the conservation and management of all Atlantic tunas, swordfish, billfish, and shark fisheries, according to NOAA.

Additional information on the meeting and a copy of the draft agenda will be posted prior to the meeting at:

source: NOAA Fisheries