• manner that no particular individual, corporation, or other entity acquires an excessive share of such privileges.
  • (5)  

    Conservation and management measures shall, where practicable, consider efficiency in the utilization of fishery resources; except that no such measure shall have economic allocation as its sole purpose.

  • (6)  

    Conservation and management measures shall take into account and allow for variations among, and contingencies in, fisheries, fishery resources, and catches.

  • (7)  

    Conservation and management measures shall, where practicable, minimize cost and avoid unnecessary duplication.

  • (8)  

    Conservation and management measures shall, consistent with the conservation requirements of this Act (including the prevention of overfishing and rebuilding of overfished stocks), take into account the importance of fishery resources to fishing communities in order to (A) provide for the sustained participation of such communities, and (B) to the extent practicable, minimize adverse economic impacts in such communities. [Added in 1996]

  • (9)  

    Conservation and management measures shall, to the extent practicable, (A) minimize bycatch and (B) to the extent bycatch cannot be avoided, minimize the mortality of such bycatch. [Added in 1996]

  • (10)  

    Conservation and management measures shall, to the extent practicable, promote the safety of human life at sea. [Added in 1996]



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