Officials from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the New England Fishery Management Council testified at a hearing to assess the nation's fishery laws, specifically reauthorization of the the Magnuson-Stevens Act. This law was enacted in 1976 and governs the management of marine fisheries in U.S. federal waters. The witnesses provided recommendations for improving fishery management efforts and addressed the potential challenges posed by climate change and overfishing.

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