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Sustainable fisheries

Magnuson Stevens Act

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The Magnuson- Stevens Act Tessa and Mallory Actually the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act Sets up eight Regional Fishery Management Councils that work to manage their regions? fisheries. Enacted in 1976 when the issue of foreign fishers depleting US fish supplies came to surface Mostly known for the regulation saying that only US fishing boats could fish within 200 miles of our shore Annual Catch Limits (known as ACLs) were put up to ensure that fish supplies were not depleted too much, or beyond repair, in a single year. The ACL also limited sale, catch and transport of some specific fishes. Acceptable Biological Catches (ABCs) are very similar to ACLs; they regulate fish catch amounts. The MSA also regulated fishing equipment/technology, and vessel permits.
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