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About Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council

If it swims, paddles, or splashes, The National Marine Fisheries Service wants to protect it. The agency, part of the Department of Commerce's NOAA cares for the nation's marine resources and their habitat in water three to 200 miles from the US coast. It enforces compliance with fishing regulations and educates the fishing industry about wasteful and environmentally harmful fishing practices. The National Marine Fisheries Service works through six regional offices and eight fishery management councils to increase sustainable fisheries and prevent overfishing, species decline, and habitat degradation while balancing economic and recreational concerns.

Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council

1315 EAST-WEST HWY
Silver Spring, MD 20910-6233
Phone: 1 (301) 713-2239

Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
Coordinator: Melanie Brunner
Offc Manager: Gloria Thompson
Employees (This Location): 350
Employees (All Locations): 1,223

Major Office Locations

Silver Spring, MD