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Past Rules and Notices

Federal Register Notices – 2017

October

10/26/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces a Proposed Rule for a Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Charter /Headboat permit Commercial Sales Provision
10/25/2017
NOAA Fisheries Requests Comments on the Issuance of Exempted Fishing Permits and Related Permits for Atlantic Highly Migratory Species During 2018
10/24/2017
Proposed Rule to Modify Individual Bluefin Tuna Quota (IBQ) Program Regulations for Accounting for Bluefin; Request for Comments
10/20/2017
NOAA Fisheries Requests Nominations for the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel
10/16/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Rescheduled Workshops on Protected Species Release, Disentanglement, and Identification and Atlantic Shark Identification
10/04/2017
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery: October through November Time-period Fishery Closing October 5, 2017

September

09/28/2017
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery: NMFS Transfers 156.4 mt from the Reserve Category to the General Category for 2017
09/15/2017
Adjusted 2017 Northern Albacore, North and South Atlantic Swordfish, and Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Reserve Category Quotas
09/14/2017
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery: September Time-period Fishery Closing September 17, 2017
09/14/2017
Application of the Individual Bluefin Quota Accounting Rules in the Northeast Distant Area
09/06/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces the Availability of Final Amendment 10 to the 2006 Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan: Essential Fish Habitat

August

08/28/2017
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery: NMFS Adjusts Daily Retention Limit to One Fish Effective September 1, for the Remainder of 2017
08/21/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces a Proposed Rule to Establish the Quotas, Opening Dates, and Retention Limits for the 2018 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fishing Season
08/21/2017
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel Meeting September 6-7, 2017
08/15/2017
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery: June through August time-period Fishery Closing August 16, 2017
08/15/2017
Notice of availability of a final environmental assessment to issue an exempted fishing permit

July

June

06/26/2017
Swordfish General Commercial Permit Retention Limit Adjustment for July 1 – December 31, 2017
06/08/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Workshops on Protected Species Release, Disentanglement, and Identification and Atlantic Shark Identification
06/08/2017
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Fisheries Trophy South Closure

May

April

04/27/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces May 2, 2017 Closure of the Commercial Blacktip Shark, Aggregated Large Coastal Sharks, and Hammerhead Shark Management Groups in the Western Gulf of Mexico Sub-Region
04/27/2017
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Fishery: Recreational Daily Retention Limit Adjustment
04/04/2017
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel Meeting May 9-11, 2017
04/03/2017
Final Rule for Amendment 5b to the 2006 Consolidated Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan

March

03/02/2017
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery: NMFS Transfers 40 mt from the Reserve Category and Adjusts the Daily Retention Limit to One Fish for the “January” Subquota Period

February

02/28/2017
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna: Annual adjustment of Purse Seine and Reserve category quotas; 45-mt Quota Transfer from the Reserve Category to the Longline Category; Reminder of 2017 Quotas and Subquotas
02/14/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Extension of Comment Period and Webinar for EFP Application for Pelagic Longline Research in East Florida Coast Closed Area
02/06/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Effective Date (now February 10, 2017) for Final Rule to Adjust Individual Bluefin Tuna Quota (IBQ) Program Regulations for Distribution of Inseason Quota Transfers

January

01/30/2017
NOAA Fisheries Announces Delay of Effective Date (now March 21, 2017) for Final Rule to Adjust Individual Bluefin Tuna Quota (IBQ) Program Regulations for Distribution of Inseason Quota Transfers