Annual Catch Limits & NS1 Guidelines. May 2007 Council Coordination Committee Meeting, New Orleans. Tab I, No. 4. Requirements of the 2006 MSRA. Annual catch limits and accountability measures must be implemented:
Council Coordination Committee
Meeting, New Orleans
Tab I, No. 4
Annual catch limits and accountability measures must be implemented:
For each managed stock an:
Overfishing Level (OFL)
Distance between the OFL and ACL will vary.
Catch in Tons of Stock Z
Annual Catch Limit (ACL)
Overfishing Levels (OFL) and Annual Catch Limits (ACL):
Sector-ACLIssue: Sector Allocations
Allocation issues between sectors are of concern and can be addressed under ACLs.
ACL and AM guidance must address diversity in the fisheries to develop effective strategies able to meet the requirements of the Act.
All these factors combined affect fisheries management success and the feasibility of designing ACLs and AMs.
How will Annual Catch Limits for Federal fisheries affect the relationship of Federal and State fishery management on shared stocks?