FOLLOW US:

Stay connected with us
around the nation »


Email Newsletter icon, E-mail List icon Sign up for FishNews

 
 

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.

April 2015 

4/13/2015 Atlantic Swordfish Landings Update Through March 31, 2015
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Swordfish page.
4/10/2015 Reminder to Report Your Recreational Landings of Atlantic Swordfish, Billfish, and Bluefin Tuna
Printable Flyer
4/03/2015 Electronic Monitoring Systems Information for Pelagic Longline Vessels
Listserv Notice
4/02/2015 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings Update as of February 28, 2015
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Tunas page.

March 2015

3/27/2015 90-Day Finding on Petitions To List the Porbeagle Shark as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act
Federal Register Notice
3/25/2015 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fisheries Landings Update from January 1 - March 20, 2015
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Sharks page.
3/16/2015 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings Update as of January 31, 2015
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Tunas page.
3/6/2015 Atlantic Swordfish Landings Update Through February 28, 2015
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Swordfish page.
3/6/2015 NOAA Fisheries Announces the Rescheduling of the Manteo, NC Public Hearing for Draft Amendment 6 to the 2006 Consolidated Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice
3/5/2015 NOAA Fisheries Announces Workshops on Protected Species Release, Disentanglement, and Identification and Atlantic Shark Identification
Federal Register Notice
Listserv Notices: Protected Species | Shark Identification
3/4/2015 2015 Draft Atlantic HMS Essential Fish Habitat 5-Year Review
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice | Draft HMS EFH 5-Year Review Document
3/3/2015 2014 Bluefin Tuna Fishing Year Summary January 1 - December 31, 2014
Listserv Notice
3/3/2015 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List the Common Thresher Shark as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act
Federal Register Notice

February 2015

2/26/2015 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fisheries Landings Update from January 1 - February 20, 2015
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Sharks page.
2/26/2015 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fisheries Landings Update from January 1 - February 20, 2015
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Sharks page.
2/25/2015 NOAA Fisheries Announces that the Atlantic Shark Identification Workshop Scheduled for Thursday, February 26, 2015, in Norfolk, VA is Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather
Listserv Notice
2/25/2015 NOAA Fisheries Rescheduling the Manteo, NC Public Hearing for Draft Amendment 6 (Management of Atlantic Sharks) Due to Inclement Weather
Listserv Notice
2/25/2015 Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel Meeting March 10-12, 2015
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice
2/18/2015 NOAA Fisheries Announces a Proposed Rule to Adjust the 2015 North and South Atlantic Swordfish Quotas
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice | Public Hearing Presentation
2/10/2015 Annual adjustment of Atlantic bluefin tuna Purse Seine and Reserve category quotas; reminder of quotas for other categories and new reporting requirements implemented in Amendment 7
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice
2/6/2015 Atlantic Swordfish Landings Update Through January 31, 2015
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Swordfish page.

January 2015

1/30/2015 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fisheries Landings Update from January 1 - January 28, 2015
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Sharks page.
1/28/2015 Atlantic Billfish Recreational Landings Update 4th Quarter 2014 Fishing Year
Listserv Notice
1/27/2015 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fisheries Landings Update from January 1 - December 31, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Sharks page.
1/22/2015 Atlantic Swordfish Landings Update Through December 31, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Swordfish page.
1/21/2015 NOAA Fisheries Announces a Public Meeting For Selected Participants of the 2015 Shark Research Fishery
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
1/21/2015 NOAA Fisheries Requests Applications from Commercial Fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico Fishing Region for Participation in the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species 2015 Shark Research Fishery
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice | Shark Research Fishery Application
1/16/2015 Draft Amendment 6 to the 2006 Consolidated Atlantic HMS FMP - Atlantic Shark Management Measures
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice | Draft Environmental Assessment | Amendment 6 Home Page
1/9/2015 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings Update as of November 30, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Tunas page.
1/7/2015 NOAA Fisheries Announces Additional Information for Installation of Electronic Monitoring Systems
Listserv Notice | Saltwater EM Vessel Assessment

December 2014

12/24/2014 Final Rule for Requirements Related to Approved Vessel Monitoring Systems
NOAA Fisheries Office of Law Enforcement VMS Webpage
12/24/2014 Final Rule for Requirements Related to Approved Vessel Monitoring Systems
NOAA Fisheries Office of Law Enforcement VMS Webpage
12/23/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces Dates and Locations for Installation of Electronic Monitoring Systems
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
12/23/2014 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery:  NMFS Transfers 21 mt from December 2015 Subquota to January 2015 Subquota and Adjusts Daily Retention Limit for January 2015 Subquota Period to Three Fish; New reporting requirements effective January 1
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
12/22/2014 New Report Available: The Economic Contribution of Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Angling Permit Holders in New England and the Mid-Atlantic, 2011
Report Webpage
12/22/2014 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fisheries Landings Update from January 1 - December 17, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Sharks page.
12/19/2014 2014 Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation (SAFE) Report Now Available
2014 SAFE Report Webpage
12/19/2014 Atlantic Tunas, Swordfish General Commercial, and Atlantic HMS Vessel Permits Now Available
Listserv Notice
12/15/2014 12-Month Finding on Petitions to List the Northwest Atlantic Population of the Dusky Shark Under the Endangered Species Act
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
12/12/2014 Closure of Commercial Fishing for Porbeagle Sharks from December 17, 2014 and for the Entire 2015 Fishing Season
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
12/11/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces Public Webinars for the Final Rule for Amendment 7 (Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Management Measures)
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice | Webinar Presentation
12/11/2014 NOAA Fisheries Requests Nominations for the Atlantic HMS Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR) Pool by January 12, 2015
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
12/11/2014 Atlantic Swordfish Landings Update Through November 30, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Swordfish page.
12/08/2014 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings Update as of October 31, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Tunas page.
12/05/2014 Final Rule Addressing the Transshipment of Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS), Inspection of Vessels Landing HMS in Foreign Ports, and Unique Vessel Identifiers for Commercially  Permitted Vessels ≥ 20 Meters
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
12/04/2014 NOAA Fisheries Announces Workshops on Protected Species Release, Disentanglement, and Identification and Atlantic Shark Identification
Federal Register Notice
Listserv Notices: Protected Species | Shark Identification
12/02/2014 Final Rule Regarding the 2015 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fishing Season
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
12/01/2014 Final Rule for Amendment 7 to the 2006 Consolidated Atlantic HMS FMP - Bluefin Tuna Management Measures
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice | Amendment 7 Home Page

November 2014

11/26/2014 Closure of the Commercial Aggregated Large Coastal Shark and Hammerhead Shark Management Groups in the Atlantic Region
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
11/26/2014 Closure of the Commercial Aggregated Large Coastal Shark and Hammerhead Shark Management Groups in the Atlantic Region
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice
11/21/2014 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fisheries Landings Update from January 1 - November 14, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Sharks page.
11/20/2014 Final Atlantic HMS Management-Based Research Needs and Priorities
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice | Research Needs Document
11/18/2014 Atlantic Billfish Recreational Landings Update 3rd Quarter 2014 Fishing Year
Listserv Notice
11/14/2014 Technical Amendment to the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Regulations
Federal Register Notice
11/12/2014 Atlantic Swordfish Landings Update Through October 31, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Swordfish page.
11/10/2014 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings Update as of September 30, 2014
Listserv Notice
For previous landings updates, please visit the Tunas page.

October 2014

10/31/2014 NMFS Request Applications for the 2015 Shark Research Fishery
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice | 2015 Application
10/31/2014 NMFS Request Applications for the 2015 Shark Research Fishery
Federal Register Notice | Listserv Notice | 2015 Application
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 | 2015 EFP Application
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.