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What does HMS stand for?

HMS stands for Highly Migratory Species


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They are required for targeting billfish and other Highly Migratory Species.
And highly migratory species passing through seasonally aren't likely to settle down and retire to a fishing-free reef, escaping capture.
If you ever head near the 29 Edge, even to bottom fish, you should have a Highly Migratory Species (HMS) permit.