[Coral-List] NOAA Deep-Sea Coral Report to Congress - Now Online
Tom.Hourigan at noaa.gov
Fri Mar 5 15:24:21 EST 2010
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coral Reef
Conservation Program is pleased to announce the publication of the 2nd
biennial /Report to Congress on the Implementation of the Deep Sea Coral
Research and Technology Program 2008-2009/.
The Deep Sea Coral Research and Technology Program was called for in the
2007 reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and
Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.). The Program first received
funding in fiscal year 2009.
This report, prepared in consultation with the Regional Fishery
Management Councils, summarizes Program activities initiated in 2009.
It also presents a brief synopsis of additional conservation actions
that have taken place since the program's first Report to Congress was
submitted in 2008.
The 2010 Report is available online at:
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