Atlantic Highly Migratory Species
Bluefin Tuna Retention Limit Adjustment
NOAA Fisheries adjusted the General category (commercial handgear) Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) retention limit. Limit is four large medium or giant BFT (i.e., four measuring 73” or more) per vessel per day/trip effective June 1-August 31, 2014. Read More . . .
Commercial Blacktip Shark Fishery Closure
NOAA Fisheries is closing the commercial Gulf of Mexico blacktip shark fishery as of 11:30 p.m. local time June 2, 2014. Read More . . .
Shark Fishery Closure
NOAA Fisheries Announces Closure of the Commercial Fisheries for Blacknose Sharks and Non-Blacknose Small Coastal Sharks in the Atlantic Region Read More . . .
Proposed Rule to Implement Amendment 9
NOAA Fisheries announces the availability of the proposed rule to implement Amendment 9 to the 2006 Consolidated Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan. Read More . . .
Amendment 7 – Bluefin Tuna Management
NOAA fisheries announces the availability of the Final EIS for Amendmendment 7 to the HMS Fishery Management Plan Read More . . .
- Atlantic Shark Commercial Landings Update from January 1 - September 16, 2014
- NOAA Fisheries Announces Public Hearings for Draft Amendment 9 (Smoothhound Shark and Gillnet Management Measures)
- NOAA Fisheries Announces a Proposed Rule Addressing the Transshipment of Atlantic HMS, Inspection of Vessels Landing HMS in Foreign Ports, and Unique Vessel Identifiers
- Atlantic Swordfish Landings Update Through August 31, 2014