Reminder: Upcoming Public Hearings and  Webinars for Highly Migratory Species Regulatory Actions

NOAA Fisheries is holding multiple public hearings and webinars for three Highly Migratory Species (HMS) regulatory actions this summer: 

Electronic Reporting

Amendment 16: Shark Management

Amendment 15: Spatial Management and Electronic Monitoring

These hearings/webinars may be of interest to:

  • Permitted HMS commercial fishermen
  • Permitted HMS recreational fishermen
  • Permitted HMS dealers
  • Highly Migratory Species Exempted Fishing Permit Program permit holders or applicants

In-Person Public Hearings This Week

Electronic Reporting

Wednesday, June 21, 2023; 5:30 pm ET

Dare County Library – Manteo

700 Highway 64/264

Manteo, NC 27954


Amendment 16: Shark Management 

Wednesday, June 21, 2023; 5:00 pm ET 

Cocoa Beach Public Library

500 North Brevard Ave

Cocoa Beach, FL 32931


Information regarding additional HMS public hearings and webinars can be found on the NOAA Fisheries website.