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The Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Horseshoe Crabs was approved by the ASMFC on October 22, 1998. The FMP is designed as a tool to guide
individual States to conserve and protect the horseshoe crab resource at a population that sustains its ecological and economic benefits. Contained within
the FMP are requirements for managing the horseshoe crab harvests and monitoring populations.
Requirements of the Horseshoe Crab FMP Addendum 1 include:
or use the glossary located at the top of the page.
|Updated July 29, 2005|