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Gulf of the Farallones Issue Name: Ecosystem Protection - Site specific Fishing Issues fishing boat

Problem Statement:
Specific impacts on Sanctuary resources from fishing activities are not well understood. Some of the issues related to fishing or harvesting activities to be explored by the working groups include: 1) impacts on benthic habitats from bottom fishing, 2) impacts to trophic interactions from krill harvesting, 3) impacts from trampling and harvesting of invertebrates in the intertidal, 4) gear impacts on habitats and living resources from longlining, and 5) impacts on trophic levels from overfishing of bait fish such as sardines. Although GFNMS does not directly manage specific fisheries, it does have a mandate to protect the entire sanctuary ecosystem and the authority to manage human uses that impact Sanctuary resources. More...

Working Group Participants:
~Working Group Contact~
Name Affiliation Email Phone
Maria Brown GFNMS 415-561-6622
~Sanctuary Advisory Council Members (SAC) & Other Stakeholders ~
Name Affiliation  
Richard Charter GFNMS SAC    
Barbara Emley GFNMS SAC    
Karen Reyna GFNMS SAC    
Pietro Paravano Fisherman    
~GFNMS Staff ~
Name Affiliation Email Phone

Working Group Timeline:
Start: January, 2003
Time Location Documents
January 13
9am-1pm Santa Rosa Meeting 1 Agenda (pdf 68K)
January 28
8:30am-1pm GFNMS Office Meeting 2 Agenda (pdf 68K)
February 12
8am-2pm GFNMS Office Meeting 3 Agenda (pdf 56K)
March 25
April 23
May 6
May 23
Complete: May, 2003

Issue Characterization
  GF Site Specific Fishing Issues (pdf 56K)
Goals and Objectives
  GF Site Specific Fishing Goals and Objectives (pdf 68K)
Working Group Information
  1.2 Workgroup Structure (pdf 60K)
  1.6 Consensus Based Decision Making (pdf 88K)
  1.7 Workgroup Process (pdf 72K)
  2.1 Template Stucture (pdf 28K)
  2.3b Cordell Bank Program Matrix (pdf 84K)
  2.3c Gulf of the Farallones Program Matrix (pdf 104K)
  2.4 Steps for Management Plans (pdf 52K)
  2.5 Sample Goals (pdf 84K)
  2.8 Potential Critieria (pdf 104K)
Additional Information

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