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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.

July 2014

07/23/2014 Closure of the Commercial Fisheries for Blacknose Sharks and Non-Blacknose Small Coastal Sharks in the Atlantic Region
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.

April 2014

04/17/2014 Atlantic Shark Landings Updates as of April 10, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Sharks page.
04/15/2014 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings Update as of February 28, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Tunas page.
04/08/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces the Closure of the Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Southern Trophy Fishery
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
04/08/2014 Atlantic Swordfish Landings Update Through March 31, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Swordfish page.
04/02/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces Proposed 2014 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice

March 2014

03/31/2014 Atlantic Billfish Recreational Landings Update: 4th Quarter Fishing Year
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Billfish page.
03/24/2014 Atlantic Shark Landings Updates as of March 18, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Sharks page.
03/24/2014 Notice of Initiation of 5-Year Essential Fish Habitat Review for Atlantic Highly Migratory Species and Request for Information
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
03/19/2014 NOAA Fisheries Closes Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
03/13/2014 2013 Bluefin Tuna Fishing Year Summary January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Tunas page.
03/13/2014 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings Update as of January 31, 2013
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Tunas page.
03/13/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces the Upcoming Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel Meeting
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
03/07/2014 Atlantic Swordfish Landings Update Through February 28, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Swordfish page.
03/07/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces Workshops on Protected Species Release, Disentanglement, and Identification and Atlantic Shark Identification
Federal Register Notice
Listserv Notices: Protected Species | Shark Identification
03/04/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces a Public Meeting for Selected Participants of the 2014 Shark Research Fishery
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice

February 2014

02/20/2014 Atlantic Shark Landings Updates as of February 18, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Sharks page.
02/07/2014 Atlantic Swordfish Landings Update Through January 31, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Swordfish page.

January 2014

01/30/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces New Requirements for Fisheries Observer Violation Reporting
Listserv Notice
01/24/2014 Atlantic Shark Landings Updates as of January 14, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Sharks page.
01/17/2014 Atlantic Shark Landings Updates as of December 31, 2013
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Sharks page.
01/14/2014 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings Update as of November 30, 2013
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Tunas page.
01/03/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces Availability of 2013 Stock Assessment and Fisheries Evaluation Report for Atlantic Highly Migratory Species
Listserv Notice
01/03/2014 Atlantic Swordfish Landings Update Through December 31, 2013
Listerv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Swordfish page.