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Past Rules and Notices

Federal Register Notices – 2014

December

12/15/2014
NOAA Fisheries Announces a 12-Month Finding on Petitions to List the Northwest Atlantic Population of the Dusky Shark
12/12/2014
Closure of Commercial Fishing for Porbeagle Sharks from December 17, 2014 and for the Entire 2015 Fishing Season
12/11/2014
NOAA Fisheries Announces Public Webinars for the Final Rule for Amendment 7 (Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Management Measures)
12/11/2014
NOAA Fisheries Requests Nominations for the Atlantic HMS Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR) Pool by January 12, 2015 79 FR 73555
12/05/2014
NOAA Fisheries Announces a 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 79 FR 72557
12/02/2014
NOAA Fisheries Announces a Final Rule Regarding the 2015 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fishing Season 79 FR 71331
12/02/2014
NOAA Fisheries Schedules for Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops and Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops for January, February, and March of 2015 79 FR 71982
12/01/2014
Final Rule for Amendment 7 to the 2006 Consolidated HMS FMP

November

11/26/2014
Closure of the Commercial Aggregated Large Coastal Shark and Hammerhead Shark Management Groups in the Atlantic Region
11/20/2014
Final Atlantic HMS Management-Based Research Needs and Priorities Notice of Availability 79 FR 69097
11/14/2014
Technical Amendment to the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Regulations 79 FR 68135

October

10/31/2014
2015 Shark Research Fishery Request for Applications 79 FR 64750
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 79 FR 63896
10/24/2014
NMFS Requests Nominations for the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel by November 24, 2014 79 FR 63602

September

09/18/2014
NOAA Fisheries Announces Public Hearings for Draft Amendment 9 (Smoothhound Shark and Gillnet Management Measures) 79 FR 56047
09/11/2014
NOAA Fisheries Announces a Proposed Rule Addressing the Transshipment of Atlantic HMS, Inspection of Vessels Landing HMS in Foregin Ports, and Unique Vessel Identifiers 79 FR 54247
09/11/2014
NOAA Fisheries Announces a Proposed Rule to Establish the Quotas and Opening Dates for the 2015 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fishing Season 79 FR 54252
09/04/2014
Closure of the Commercial Blacknose Shark and Non-Blacknose Small Coastal Shark Fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico 79 FR 53344
09/03/2014
Stock Status Determinations for Atlantic Sharpnose and Bonnethead Sharks 79 FR 53024
09/03/2014
Schedules for Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops and Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops 79 FR 52305

August

08/26/2014
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna: NMFS Maintains Four-fish General Category (Commercial) Daily Retention Limit for September through December 2014 79 FR 50854
08/22/2014
Final Rule to Adjust the 2014 North and South Atlantic Swordfish Quotas 79 FR 49719
08/14/2014
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel Meeting September 10-11, 2014 79 FR 48125
08/13/2014
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna: Inseason Transfer of 15 mt From Reserve Category to Harpoon Category 79 FR 47381
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 79 FR 46217

July

07/10/2014
Atlantic HMS Management-Based Research Needs and Priorities 79 FR 39367
07/03/2014
NMFS Announces Final 2014 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas 79 FR 36728
07/02/2014
Final Rule to List Four Distinct Populations Segments of Scalloped Hammerhead Shark under the Endangered Species Act 79 FR 38213

June

06/30/2014
Notice of Receipt of Purse Seine Exempt Fishing Permit Application 79 FR 36728
06/05/2014
Schedules for Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops and Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops 79 FR 32533
06/02/2014
Commercial Gulf of Mexico Blacktip Shark Fishery Closure 79 FR 31227

May

05/27/2014
Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) for Amendment 6 to the 2006 Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Fishery Management Plan (FMP) 79 FR 30064
05/20/2014
NOAA Fisheries Announces Closure of the Commercial Aggregated Large Coastal Shark and Hammerhead Shark Management Groups in the Gulf of Mexico Region 79 FR 28849
05/14/2014
Proposed Rule to Adjust the 2014 North and South Atlantic Swordfish Quotas 79 FR 27553
05/06/2014
NMFS Announces a Bluefin Tuna Recreational Daily Retention Limit Adjustment 79 FR 25707

April

04/11/2014
Closure of the Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Southern Trophy Fishery 79 FR 20108
04/04/2014
2014 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quota Specifications 79 FR 18870

March

03/24/2014
Initiation of 5-Year EFH Review for HMS, 79 FR15959
03/24/2014
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery Closure, 79 FR 15959
03/14/2014
NOAA Fisheries Announces the Upcoming Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel Meeting, 79 FR 14483
03/07/2014
Protected Species and Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops - April, May, June 2014, 79 FR 13040
03/04/2014
Public Meeting for Selected Participants of the 2014 Shark Research Fishery, 79 FR 12155

February

January