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Past Rules and Notices

Federal Register Notices – 2016

December

12/29/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces a Final Rule to Adjust Individual Bluefin Tuna Quota Program Regulations for Distribution of Inseason Quota Transfers
12/19/2016
Swordfish General Commercial Permit Retention Limit Adjustment for January 1 – June 30, 2017

November

11/22/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces a Final Rule to Establish the Quotas, Opening Dates, and Retention Limits for the 2017 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fishing Season
11/22/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces A Final Rule To Remove Upgrade Restrictions For Vessels Issued Swordfish Directed And Atlantic Tuna Longline Category Limited Access Permits
11/18/2016
NOAA Fisheries Requests Applications for Participation in the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species 2017 Shark Research Fishery
11/15/2016
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel Meeting December 1-2, 2016
11/15/2016
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Exempted Fishing, Scientific Research, Display, Shark Research Fishery, and Chartering Permits; Letters of Acknowledgment

October

10/14/2016
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery: NOAA Fisheries Transfers 125 mt from the Reserve Category and Adjusts the Daily Retention Limit to Four Fish for the Remainder of 2016
10/14/2016
Retention Limit of Commercial Aggregated Large Coastal Shark and Hammerhead Shark Management Groups: Atlantic Region Reduced to 25 Sharks per Trip
10/06/2016
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery: NOAA Fisheries Transfers 125 mt from the Reserve Category and Adjusts the Daily Retention Limit to Four Fish for the Remainder of 2016

September

09/07/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces the Availability of Draft Amendment 10 to the 2006 Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan: Essential Fish Habitat

August

08/18/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces a Final Rule to Revise Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Archival Tag Management Measures
08/01/2016
Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel Meeting September 7-8, 2016

July

07/29/2016
12-Month Finding on Petitions to List the Porbeagle Shark as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act

June

06/28/2016
Final Rule to Modify Dealer Landings Reporting Methodology for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna
06/27/2016
Notice of 12-Month Finding on Petition to List the Smooth Hammerhead Shark as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act
06/14/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces a Proposed Rule to Implement the ICCAT Recommendation Requiring Release of Live Porbeagle Sharks
06/14/2016
Swordfish General Commercial Permit Retention Limit Adjustment for July – December 2016
06/09/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces Protected Species and Shark Identification Workshops for July, August, September 2016
06/06/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces a Proposed Rule to Adjust the 2016 North and South Atlantic Swordfish Quotas

May

05/11/2016
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Fishery: NOAA Fisheries Adjusts Daily Retention Limit for June-August 2016 to Five Fish

April

04/20/2016
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Fishery: inseason Angling category retention limit adjustment
04/13/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces a Proposed Rule to Revise Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Archival Tag Management Measures
04/08/2016
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Fishery: Southern Area Trophy Fishery Closing April 10, 2016

March

03/31/2016
12-Month Finding on Petitions to List the Common Thresher Shark and Bigeye Thresher Shark as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act
03/31/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces a Final Rule to Implement the ICCAT Electronic Bluefin Tuna Catch Documentation System

February

02/29/2016
Atlantic Shark Commercial Landings Update from January 1 - February 19, 2016
02/22/2016
Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of December 31, 2015
02/19/2016
Commercial Landings of Bigeye, Albacore, Yellowfin, and Skipjack Tuna from January 1 to January 31, 2016
02/18/2016
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel Meeting March 29-31, 2016
02/16/2016
Atlantic Swordfish Landings Update Through January 31, 2016: Commercial and Recreational
02/16/2016
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS); Pelagic Longline Vessels Electronic Monitoring (EM) Systems – Reminders
02/03/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces That the Address of the Protected Species Safe Handling, Release and Identification Workshop Being Held in Manahawkin, NJ on March 1, 2016 Has Been Changed

January

01/29/2016
Atlantic Shark Commercial Landings Update from January 1 - January 15, 2016
01/22/2016
Atlantic Billfish Recreational Landings Update 4th Quarter 2015 Fishing Year
01/20/2016
Atlantic Shark Commercial Landings Update from January 1 - December 31, 2015
01/19/2016
Commercial Landings of Bigeye, Albacore, Yellowfin, and Skipjack Tuna from January 1 to Decemebr 31, 2015
01/14/2016
Atlantic Swordfish Landings Update Through December 31, 2015: Commercial and Recreational
01/12/2016
NMFS Announces a Public Meeting For Selected Participants of the 2016 Shark Research Fishery
01/04/2016
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna: Annual adjustment of Purse Seine and Reserve category quotas; 34-mt Quota Transfer from the Reserve Category to the Longline Category; Reminder of 2016 Quotas and Subquotas