The Pacific Fishery Management Council last week sent a draft description
of "essential fish habitat" (EFH) for salmon out for public review.
The 1996 Sustainable Fisheries Act (SFA) mandates describing EFH for
all commercially exploited fish species and recommending conservation measures.
The SFA amended the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management
Defining "essential fish habitat" for salmon has been an upstream
"Most of …