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
Final rule to implement Amendment 7, which includes a variety of management measures to ensure sustainable management of Atlantic bluefin tuna fisheries. Read More . . .
- NOAA Fisheries Announces the Availability of Final Amendment 7 to the 2006 Consolidated Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan
- Atlantic Bluefin Tuna: NMFS Maintains Four-fish General Category (Commercial) Daily Retention Limit for September through December 2014
- Final Rule to Adjust the 2014 North and South Atlantic Swordfish Quotas
- Atlantic Shark Commercial Landings Update from January 1 - August 15, 2014