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Past Rules and Notices

Federal Register Notices – 2011

December

12/12/2011
Schedules for Atlantic Shark Identification and Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops in January, February, and March 2012, 76 FR 77214
12/09/2011
Adjustment of the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Daily Retention Limit for January 2012, 76 FR 76900
12/02/2011
Final Rule to Update Vessel Montitoring System (VMS) Requirements in Atlantic HMS Fisheries, 76 FR 75492
12/02/2011
Approved Mobile Transmitting Units and Communication Service Providers for Use in Atlantic HMS Fisheries, 76 FR 75523

November

11/30/2011
Adjustments to the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General and Harpoon Category Regulations, 76 FR 74003
11/28/2011
90-day Finding on a Petition to List Scalloped Hammerhead Shark as Threatented or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act, 76 FR 72891
11/25/2011
NOAA Fisheries Announces Intent to Issue Exempted Fishing Permits, Scientific Research Permits, Display Permits, Letters of Acknowledgement and Chartering Permits for 2012, 76 FR 72678
11/23/2011
Amendment 6 Workshop Notice and Comment Period Extension, 76 FR 72383
11/23/2011
Electronic Dealer Reporting System Workshop, 76 FR 72382
11/10/2011
Updated Information on the Effective Date of Atlantic Smoothhound Shark Fishery Management Measures, 76 FR 70064
11/08/2011
Closure of the Commercial Non-sandbar Large Coastal Shark Fishery in the Atlantic Region, 76 FR 69139
11/08/2011
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quota Transfer and General Category Retention Limit Adjustment for the Remainder of the 2011 Fishing Year, 76 FR 69137
11/03/2011
Request for HMS Advisory Panel nominations

October

10/31/2011
Proposed Rule to Establish Opening Dates and Adjust Quotas for the 2012 Atlantic Commercial Shark Fisheries, 76 FR 67121
10/31/2011
Requests for Applicants for the 2012 Commercial Shark Research Fishery, 76 FR 67149
10/24/2011
Request for Nominations to the Advisory Panel for Atlantic HMS Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR) Workshops, 76 FR 65700
10/24/2011
Correction to the Amendment 5 Notice of Intent, 76 FR 65673
10/17/2011
Atlantic Shark Identification Workshop Address Change, 76 FR 64074
10/07/2011
Dusky, Sandbar, and Blacknose Shark Stock Status Determinations and Notice of Intent to Amend the HMS FMP, 76 FR 62331
10/03/2011
Stock Assessment Reports Available for Dusky, Sandbar, and Blacknose Sharks in the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico, 76 FR 61092

September

09/27/2011
Schedules for Atlantic Shark Identification and Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification workshops in October, November, and December 2011, 76 FR 59661
09/16/2011
Atlantic Shark Catch Shares Notice of Intent, 76 FR 57709
09/12/2011
Final rule adjusting the North and South Atlantic Swordfish for the 2011 Fishing Year, 76 FR 56120

August

08/29/2011
Final Rule Implementing ICCAT Recommendations 10-7 and 10-8 for Hammerhead and Oceanic Whitetip Sharks, 76 FR 53652
08/26/2011
Closure of the Commercial Porbeagle Shark Fishery, 76 FR 53343
08/24/2011
Atlantic Tunas General Category Daily Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Retention Limit Adjustment for September - December 2011, 76 FR 52886
08/10/2011
Final Rule Modifying the Permitting Requirements and Retention of Incidentally-Caught HMS in Atlantic Trawl Fisheries, 76 FR 49368
08/01/2011
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel Meeting Scheduled for September 20-22, 2011, 76 FR 45781

July

07/27/2011
Closure of the Atlantic Blufin Tuna Northern Trophy Angling Category Fishery, 76 FR 44834
07/26/2011
Closure of the Gulf of Mexico Non-Sandbar Large Coastal Shark Fishery, 76 FR 44501
07/15/2011
Closure of the Gulf of Mexico Non-Sandbar Large Coastal Shark Fishery, 76 FR 41723
07/13/2011
Amendment 4 to the HMS Fishery Management Plan Notice of Intent, 76 FR 41216
07/05/2011
Final Rule Modifying Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Base Quotas and Management Measures, 76 FR 39019
07/01/2011
NOAA Fisheries Notifies International Trade Permit Holders to Take Care if Importing Bluefin Tuna Products Harvested by Libya, 76 FR 38620
07/01/2011
Additional Public Hearings for the Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) Proposed Rule, 76 FR 38598

June

06/29/2011
Vessel Monitoring System Proposed Rule Correction Notice, 76 FR 38107
06/28/2011
Proposed Rule to Implement Electronic HMS Dealer Reporting, 76 FR 37750
06/23/2011
Proposed Rule to Adjust the North and South Atlantic Swordfish Quotas for the 2011 Fishing Year, 76 FR 36292
06/21/2011
Proposed Rule to Update Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) Requirements in Atlantic HMS Fisheries, 76 FR 36071
06/13/2011
Schedules for Atlantic Shark Identification and Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops in July, August, and September 2011, 76 FR 34209
06/03/2011
Inseason Action to Adjust the Atlantic Tunas General Category Daily Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Retention Limit 76 FR 32086

May

April

04/29/2011
Proposed Rule to Implement ICCAT Recommendations 10-7 and 10-8 for Hammerhead and Oceanic Whitetip Sharks, 76 FR 23935
04/28/2011
Stock Status Determination for Atlantic Scalloped Hammerhead Shark, 76 FR 23794
04/05/2011
Final Rule Requiring the Use of "Weak Hooks" in the Gulf of Mexico Pelagic Longline Fishery, 76 FR 18653
04/04/2011
Additional Public Hearings for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quota Specifications and Management Measures Proposed Rule, 76 FR 18504
04/04/2011
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Inseason Action to Adjust the Angling Category Retention Limit and Close the Southern Area Trophy Fishery, 76 FR 18416

March

03/21/2011
Comment Period Extension of a Proposed Rule to Establish Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quota Specifications and Management Modifications, 76 FR 15276
03/18/2011
Proposed Rule to Modify Permitting and Retention Requirements for Incidentally-Caught Highly Migratory Species in Atlantic Trawl Fisheries, 76 FR 14884
03/15/2011
Notice of SEDAR Review Workshop for Highly Migratory Species Sandbar, Dusky, and Blacknose Sharks, 76 FR 13985
03/14/2011
Proposed Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Specifications and Management Measures, 76 FR 13583
03/03/2011
Schedules for Atlantic Shark Identification and Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops in April, May, and June 2011, 76 FR 11762

February

02/10/2011
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel Meeting Scheduled for April 5-7, 2011, 76 FR 7547
02/09/2011
Announcement of Billfish and Swordfish Catch Card Pilot Program for Puerto Rico, 76 FR 7155

January

01/31/2011
Cancellation and Rescheduling of the January 13, 2011 Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshop in Manahawkin, NJ, 76 FR 5340
01/13/2011
Proposed Rule to Require the Use of "Weak Hooks" in the Gulf of Mexico Pelagic Longline Fishery, 76 FR 2313