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NMFS is implementing approved management measures contained in the Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology (SBRM) Omnibus Amendment (SBRM Amendment) to the Fishery Management Plans (FMPs) of the Northeast Region, developed by the Mid-Atlantic and New England Fishery Management Councils (Councils).

The SBRM Amendment establishes an SBRM for all 13 Northeast Region FMPs, as required under the Magnuson Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act).

Final Rule