Adopted/Approved Amendments: Salmon Amendment 18

Amendment 18: Revise the description and identification of EFH, designate HAPCs

September 2014

Amendment 18 to the Pacific Coast Salmon Fishery Management Plan (FMP), revises the description and identification of essential fish habitat (EFH) for Pacific salmon, designates habitat areas of particular concern (HAPC), modifies the current information on fishing activities and potential measures to minimize their effects on EFH, and updates the list of fishing and non-fishing related activities that may adversely affect EFH and potential conservation and enhancement measures to minimize those effects.

Additional information

For additional information contact Mr. Kerry Griffin, Council Staff Officer for EFH at (503) 820-2409, or toll free 1-866-806-7204, ext. 409.