Mid-Atlantic Council to Hold Workshop on Deep Sea Coral Zone Boundaries

MAFMC SidebarThe Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council voted during its meeting last week to postpone final action on its Deep Sea Corals Amendment in order to allow for further analysis of the alternatives and to provide additional opportunities for stakeholder input. In the coming months, the Council will convene a workshop with its advisory panels, coral experts, and other stakeholders to review and potentially refine the discrete protection areas being considered.  Read the rest here  Deep Sea Corals Amendment   11:26