The final amendment 6 to the Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan implements a range of management measures for the Atlantic commercial shark fisheries.

The amendment could affect commercial shark fisherman and any dealer who buys or sells sharks or shark products.

 

The full range of alternatives considered can be found in the final environmental impact statement.

Samuel Hill is the former associate editor for National Fisherman. He is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine where he got his start in journalism at the campus’ newspaper, the Free Press. He has also written for the Bangor Daily News, the Outline, Motherboard and other publications about technology and culture.

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