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Atlantic HMS Breaking News

Below are recent news items, rules, and other documents related to Atlantic HMS management. Older information is available through the Federal Register Notice archive and the HMS News List archive.

October 2014

10/27/2014 NMFS Requests Comments on the Issuance of Exempted Fishing Permits, Scientific Research Permits, Display Permits, Letters of Acknowledgment, and Chartering Permits for Atlantic Highly Migratory Species During 2015
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
For more information please visit the Exempt Fishing Permit page.
10/24/2014 NMFS Requests Nominations for the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel by November 24, 2014
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
For previous Advisory Panel news, please visit the Advisory Panel page.
10/22/2014 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fisheries Landings Update from January 1 - October 15, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Sharks page.
10/07/2014 Atlantic Swordfish Landings Update Through September 30, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Swordfish page.
10/03/2014 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings Update as of August 31, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Tunas page.

September 2014

09/22/2014 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fisheries Landings Update from January 1 - September 16, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Sharks page.
09/18/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces Public Hearings for Draft Amendment 9 (Smoothhound Shark and Gillnet Management Measures)
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
09/11/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces a Proposed Rule to Establish the Quotas and Opening Dates for the 2015 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fishing Season
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
09/11/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces a Proposed Rule Addressing the Transshipment of Atlantic HMS, Inspection of Vessels Landing HMS in Foreign Ports, and Unique Vessel Identifiers
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
09/08/2014 Atlantic Swordfish Landings Update Through August 31, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Swordfish page.
09/05/2014 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings Update as of July 31, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Tunas page.
09/04/2014 Closure of the Commercial Fisheries for Blacknose Sharks and Non-Blacknose Small Coastal Sharks in the Gulf of Mexico Region
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
09/03/2014 Stock Status Determinations for Atlantic Sharpnose and Bonnethead Sharks
Federal Register Notice
09/03/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces Workshops on Protected Species Release, Disentanglement, and Identification and Atlantic Shark Identification
Federal Register Notice
Listserv Notices: Protected Species | Shark Identification

August 2014

08/29/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces the Availability of the Final EIS for Amendment 7 to the 2006 Consolidated Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan
Listserv Notice
08/29/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces the Availability of Final Amendment 7 to the 2006 Consolidated Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan
Listserv Notice
08/25/2014 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna:  NMFS Maintains Four-fish General Category (Commercial) Daily Retention Limit for September through December 2014
Federal Register Notice |
Listserv Notice
08/22/2014 Atlantic Final Rule to Adjust the 2014 North and South Atlantic Swordfish Quotas
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
08/20/2014 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fisheries Landings Update from January 1 - August 15, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Sharks page.
08/14/2014 Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel Meeting September 10-11, 2014
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
08/08/2014 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna: Inseason Transfer of 15 mt From Reserve Category to Harpoon Category
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
08/07/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces the Availability of the Proposed Rule to Implement Amendment 9 to the 2006 Consolidated Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
08/05/2014 Atlantic Swordfish Landings Update Through July 31, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Swordfish page.
08/04/2014 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings Update as of June 30, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Tunas page.
08/04/2014 Atlantic Billfish Recreational Landings Update 2nd Quarter 2014 Fishing Year
Listserv Notice
08/01/2014 NMFS Issues Exempt Fishing Permit to Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Purse Seine Vessel
Listserv Notice

July 2014

07/23/2014 Closure of the Commercial Fisheries for Blacknose Sharks and Non-Blacknose Small Coastal Sharks in the Atlantic Region
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
07/22/2014 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fisheries Landings Update from January 1 - July 16, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Sharks page.
07/10/2014 Atlantic HMS Management-Based Research Needs and Priorities
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice | HMS Research Priorities Document
07/07/2014 Atlantic Swordfish Landings Update Through June 30, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Swordfish page.
07/03/2014 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings Update as of May 31, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Tunas page.
07/03/2014 NMFS Announces Final 2014 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas
Federal Register Notice |
Listserv Notice
07/02/2014 Final Rule to List Four Distinct Populations Segments of Scalloped Hammerhead Shark under the Endangered Species Act
Federal Register Notice |
Listserv Notice

June 2014

06/27/2014 Notice of Receipt of an Exempt Fishing Permit Application
Federal Register Notice |
Listserv Notice | 2014 PS EFP Application
06/20/2014 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fisheries Landings Update from January 1 - June 18, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Sharks page.
06/19/2014 Continuing Need to Reduce Sea Turtle Bycatch and Bycatch Mortality in the Atlantic Pelagic Longline Fishery
Listserv Notice
06/11/2014 Notice of 12-Month Finding on Petitions To List the Great Hammerhead Shark as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act (ESA)
Federal Register Notice
06/06/2014 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings Update as of April 30, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Tunas page.
06/06/2014 Atlantic Swordfish Landings Update Through May 31, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Swordfish page.
06/05/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces Workshops on Protected Species Release, Disentanglement, and Identification and Atlantic Shark Identification
Federal Register Notice
Listserv Notices: Protected Species | Shark Identification

May 2014

05/28/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces Closure of the Commercial Blacktip Shark Fishery  in the Gulf of Mexico Region
Federal Register Notice |
Listserv Notice
05/23/2014 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery:  NMFS Adjusts Daily Retention Limit for June-August 2014
Federal Register Notice |
Listserv Notice
05/16/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces Closure of the Commercial Aggregated Large Coastal Shark and Hammerhead Shark Management Groups in the Gulf of Mexico Region
Federal Register Notice |
Listserv Notice
05/15/2014 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fisheries Landings Update from January 1 - May 13, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Sharks page.
05/15/2014 Atlantic Billfish Recreational Landings Update 1st Quarter 2014 Fishing Year
Listserv Notice
05/14/2014 NMFS Announces a Proposed Rule to Adjust the 2014 North and South Atlantic Swordfish Quotas
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice | Public Hearing Presentation
05/09/2014 NMFS Announces 2014 Marine Recreational Fishing Expenditure Survey
Listserv Notice
05/05/2014 Atlantic Swordfish Landings Update Through April 30, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Swordfish page.
05/05/2014 NMFS Announces a Bluefin Tuna Recreational Daily Retention Limit Adjustment
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
05/05/2014 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings Update as of March 31, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Tunas page.