Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) Areas Protected From Fishing

Designated Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) areas where fishing or the use of fishing gears has been restricted or modified in order to minimize the adverse effects of fishing on EFH, as required by Section 303(a)(7) of the Magnuson Stevens Act.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

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Last Updated June 20, 2017, 17:28
Created June 20, 2017, 17:28
access_constraints ["Use Constraints: Users are advised that the spatial representation of essential fish habitat is for informational purposes only and should not be solely relied on for regulatory purposes. Implementing regulations [50 CFR 600.815(a)(1)(iv)(B)] specify if there are differences between the descriptions of EFH in text and maps the textual description is ultimately determinative of the limits of EFH as described in the Amendment.", "Access Constraints: These data are publicly accessible and downloadable via Look under \"Information & GIS Download\" tabs."]
bbox-east-long 179.999991
bbox-north-lat 65.830103
bbox-south-lat 14.930000
bbox-west-long -179.999989
coupled-resource []
dataset-reference-date [{"type": "publication", "value": "2010-06-21"}]
frequency-of-update asNeeded
licence ["See access and use constraints information."]
metadata-date 2011-09-26
progress completed
resource-type dataset
responsible-party [{"name": "NOAA/NMFS/OHC/HPD", "roles": ["pointOfContact"]}]
spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-179.999989, 14.93], [179.999991, 14.93], [179.999991, 65.830103], [-179.999989, 65.830103], [-179.999989, 14.93]]]}
spatial_harvester true
temporal-extent-begin 1999-01-01
temporal-extent-end 2009-01-01