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Special Session on Marine Fisheries

Goal: The purpose of this workshop is to provide the Commissioners with a forum to learn about and discuss state and federal marine fisheries management.  This includes data collection and stock assessment processes at the state and federal level.


  1. Introduction to marine fisheries management
  2. Data collection and stock assessments: role of science
  3. State process and workplan
  4. Federal fishery management process
  5. State vs federal process contrast and successful examples