Fishery Management Council Representatives Consider COVID-19 Impacts on Fisheries, Federal Surveys
Leaders of the nation’s eight Regional Fishery Management Councils concluded a meeting last week after tackling COVID-19 impacts, a recent executive order, offshore wind energy and fisheries surveys. It was the first of their biannual meetings in 2020 and was held by videoconference.
The Council Coordination Committee meeting provides the Councils and heads of the National Marine Fisheries Service an opportunity to discuss issues relevant to all of the Councils. Nearly 200 people attended the two-day public meeting hosted by the Western Pacific Regional Fishery...
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