Mid-Atlantic Catch Shares Workshop
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council • March 16-18, 2010 • Williamsburg, VA
The Mid-Atlantic Catch Shares Workshop was planned by the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and the Fisheries Forum, in cooperation with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and NOAA Fisheries, as an educational opportunity for Council and Commission members and staff.
To learn from and interact with a diverse group of panelists with experience in catch share programs
To gain an understanding for the management potential of catch share programs as a management tool as well as the range of concerns associated with their design and use in management
- To anticipate future management challenges and opportunities associated with catch share programs at the Council, ASMFC, and state levels