2015 U.S. West Coast Swordfish Meeting
This meeting took place May 11-12, 2015, in La Jolla, California. It brought together stakeholders to share information and discuss perspectives on the long-term sustainability of the U.S. West Coast Swordfish fisheries.
Objective: Stakeholders will consider existing West Coast swordfish fisheries while exploring complementary strategies for optimizing fishing for highly migratory species. This conversation will take into consideration balancing sustainable fisheries with reducing bycatch and identify potential ways to reach this goal.
Key Outcomes Memo (revised September 1, 2015) 637 kb
Agenda 94 kb
Thresher Shark Fact Sheet 390 kb
Bycatch Comparisons 253 kb
Eco Cast Info sheet 440 kb
For more information, contact NMFS, West Coast Region, Sustainable Fisheries Division.