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Past Rules and Notices

Federal Register Notices – 2013

December

12/26/2013
NOAA Fisheries Announces a Public Hearing Conference Call and Webinar for Draft Amendment 7 on Bluefin Tuna Management Measures 78 FR 78322
12/23/2013
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery: NMFS Adjusts Daily Retention Limit for January 2014 Subquota Period, 78 FR 77362
12/11/2013
NOAA Fisheries Extends Comment Period for Draft Amendment 7 (Bluefin Tuna Management Measures) Proposed Rule, 78 FR 75327
12/06/2013
Atlantic Shark Identification and Protected Resourse Release Workshops in Jan., Feb., and Mar. 2014, 78 FR 73500
12/03/2013
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery: NMFS Adjusts Daily Retention Limit for November-December 2013, 78 FR 72584

November

11/26/2013
NMFS Announces a Final Rule Regarding the 2014 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fishing Season, 78 FR 70500
11/22/2013
NMFS Requests Applications for Participation in the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species 2014 Shark Research Fishery, 78 FR 70018
11/21/2013
NOAA Fisheries Announces its Intent to Issue EFPs, SRPs, LOAs, and Display Permits in 2014, 78 FR 69823
11/15/2013
Final Rule to Modify Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) Requirements in Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Fisheries 78 FR 68758
11/06/2013
HMS Advisory Panel Nominations, 78 FR 66684
11/05/2013
Rescheduled Amendment 7 Public Hearings, 78 FR 66327
11/04/2013
SEDAR Pool Nominations Federal Register Notice, 78 FR 65974

October

September

09/30/2013
Closure of the Aggregated Large Coastal Shark, Hammerhead Shark, Blacknose Shark, and Non-Blacknose Small Coastal Shark Management Groups in the Atlantic Region, 78 FR 59878
09/17/2013
NOAA Fisheries Extends Comment Period for Draft Amendment 7
09/04/2013
Schedules for Atlantic Shark Identification and Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops for October, November, and December, 2013, 78 FR 54456
09/03/2013
Non-Blacknose Small Coastal Shark Quota Transfer, 78 FR 54195

August

08/29/2013
Vessel Monitoring System Proposed Rule, 78 FR 53397
08/23/2013
2014 Shark Season Proposed Rule, 78 FR 52487
08/22/2013
Draft Amendment 7 Public Hearing Notice, 78 FR 52123
08/21/2013
Amendment 8 to the HMS FMP Final Rule, 78 FR 52012
08/21/2013
Amendment 7 to the HMS FMP Proposed Rule, 78 FR 52032
08/16/2013
NOAA Fisheries Maintains the Three-Fish General Category Daily Retention Limit for Bluefin Tuna, 78 FR 50346
08/16/2013
NOAA Fisheries Announces a Negative 90-Day Finding for Whale Sharks

July

07/23/2013
NOAA Fisheries Announces the Upcoming September Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel Meeting, 78 FR 44095
07/15/2013
NOAA Fisheries Closes the Gulf of Mexico Aggregated LCS and Hammerhead Shark Fisheries, 78 FR 42021
07/03/2013
NOAA Fisheries Announces the Availability of the Amendment 5a Final Rule and Closure of the Gulf of Mexico Blacktip Shark Management Group, 78 FR 40318

June

06/19/2013
NMFS Announces Final 2013 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas and Closes Longline Category, 78 FR 36685
06/07/2013
NMFS Announces Workshops on Protected Species Release, Disentanglement, and Identification and Atlantic Shark Identification in July, August, and September 2013, 78 FR 34349

May

05/17/2013
90-day Finding on Petitions to List the Dusky Shark as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act, 78 FR 29100
05/16/2013
NOAA Fisheries Announces a Final Rule to Adjust the 2013 North and South Atlantic Swordfish Quotas, 78 FR 28758
05/08/2013
NOAA Fisheries Adjusts General Category Bluefin Tuna Retention Limit for June-August 2013, 78 FR 26709
05/02/2013
NOAA Fisheries Announces a Proposed Rule to Implement the Provisions of the Shark Conservation Act of 2010, 78 FR 25685

April

04/30/2013
NOAA Fisheries Will Host a Public Conference Call to Discuss Updating the Atlantic HMS Recreational Fishing Action Agenda, 78 FR 25255
04/26/2013
90-day Finding on Petitions to List the Great Hammerhead Shark as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act, 78 FR 24701
04/24/2013
NOAA Fisheries Announces Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and Associated Rulemaking for Dusky Shark Management Measures, 78 FR 24148
04/11/2013
NOAA Fisheries Announces Proposed 2013 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas, 78 FR 21584
04/04/2013
NOAA Fisheries Announces the Availability of the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Implement the 2012 Billfish Conservation Act, 78 FR 20291
04/04/2013
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Fishery: Southern Area Trophy Fishery Closure and Daily Retention Limit Adjustment (for Northern and Southern Areas), 78 FR 20258

March

03/22/2013
Amendment 8 New Hearings and Comment Period Extension, 78 FR 17625
03/12/2013
Workshop Schedule for April, May, and June 2013, 78 FR 15709
03/06/2013
Commercial Shark Research Fishery Public Meeting, 78 FR 14515
03/01/2013
Availability of Exempted Fishing Permit Notice of Intent Comments Received, 78 FR 13864

February

02/25/2013
2013 Swordfish Specifications Proposed Rule, 78 FR 12705
02/22/2013
Amendment 8 Proposed Rule, 78 FR 12273
02/20/2013
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna January 2013 General Category Closure Notice, 78 FR 11788

January

01/03/2013
Updated Amendment 5 Public Hearing Notice, 78 FR 279