Atlantic Highly Migratory Species
Atlantic HMS Compliance Guides
Download our compliance guides for plain-language summaries of how to comply with HMS regulations for Atlantic tunas, swordfish, sharks, and billfish. Read More . . .
Atlantic HMS Advisory Panel Meeting
On April 3-4, 2014, NOAA Fisheries held a meeting of the Atlantic HMS Advisory Panel. Read More . . .
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 . . .
- NOAA Fisheries Announces Closure of the Commercial Fisheries for Blacknose Sharks and Non-Blacknose Small Coastal Sharks in the Atlantic Region
- Atlantic Shark Commercial Landings Update from January 1 - July 16, 2014
- Atlantic HMS Management-Based Research Needs and Priorities
- Atlantic Swordfish Landings Update Through June 30, 2014