• Fisheries Management Background

    Marine fishery resources are often identified and characterized with respect to state-federal jurisdictional boundaries. As a consequence, there are varied and dynamic biological, political, and socioeconomic considerations for fisheries management. State-federal interactions have led to various combinations of authority with respect to fishery management plans (FMPs). Involvement in governance of fisheries extends beyond state and federal authorities and includes industry stakeholders, environmental groups, and other interested parties. For more information ...

  • Marine Fisheries Advisory Commission

  • Fisheries Management Links

    A list of links to fisheries management related materials and groups.