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HMS News List – 2011

December

12/23/2011
Change to the Reporting Address for the Bluefin Tuna Trade Program
12/21/2011
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings as of Nov. 30, 2011
12/20/2011
2011 Atlantic HMS Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation (SAFE) Report Now Available
12/19/2011
Atlantic Shark Landings as of November 30, 2011
12/13/2011
Swordfish Landings Update by Gear Through October 31, 2011
12/13/2011
Swordfish Landings Update Through October 31, 2011
12/12/2011
Schedule for Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops in January, February, and March 2012
12/12/2011
Schedule for Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops for January, February, and March 2012
12/08/2011
Adjustment of the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Daily Retention Limit for January 2012
12/05/2011
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings as of October 31, 2011
12/02/2011
Final Rule to Update Vessel Montitoring System (VMS) Requirements in Atlantic HMS Fisheries

November

11/29/2011
Final rule modifying Atlantic bluefin tuna base quotas and management measures
11/28/2011
Atlantic Shark Landings Update Through October 31, 2011
11/25/2011
NMFS Announces Intent to Issue Exempted Fishing Permits, Scientific Research Permits, Display Permits, Letters of Acknowledgement and Chartering Permits for 2012
11/23/2011
NMFS Requests Comments on Ideas and Extends Comment Period for an Atlantic Shark Fisheries Catch Share Program
11/23/2011
NMFS Announces Workshops for Electronic Dealer Reporting System
11/15/2011
Correction Notice: NMFS Requests Nominations for Atlantic HMS SEDAR Pool
11/10/2011
NMFS Announces a Delay in the Effective Date of Federal Atlantic Smoothhound Shark Management Measures
11/08/2011
Closure of the Commercial Non-sandbar Large Coastal Shark Fishery in the Atlantic Region
11/04/2011
Swordfish Landings Update by Gear Through September 30, 2011
11/04/2011
Swordfish Landings Update Through September 30, 2011
11/03/2011
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quota Transfer and General Category Retention Limit Adjustment for the Remainder of the 2011 Fishing Year
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
10/28/2011
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings as of September 30, 2011
10/24/2011
Request for Nominations to the Advisory Panel for Atlantic HMS Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR) Workshops
10/20/2011
Atlantic Shark Landings Update Through September 30, 2011
10/17/2011
Atlantic Shark Identification Workshop Address Change
10/17/2011
Swordfish Landings Update by Gear Through August 31, 2011
10/17/2011
Swordfish Landings Update Through August 31, 2011
10/12/2011
Atlantic Billfish Recreational Landings Through September 30, 2011
10/05/2011
Stock Status Determination for Atlantic Scalloped Hammerhead Shark
10/03/2011
Stock Assessment Reports Available for Dusky, Sandbar, and Blacknose Sharks in the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico

September

09/27/2011
Schedule for Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification workshops in October, November, and December 2011
09/27/2011
Schedule for Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops for October, November, and December 2011
09/19/2011
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings as of August 31, 2011
09/19/2011
Atlantic Shark Landings Update Through August 31, 2011
09/16/2011
NMFS Requests Comments on Ideas for an Atlantic Shark Fisheries Catch Share Program
09/14/2011
Final Rule Adjusting the North and South Atlantic Swordfish Quotas for the 2011 Fishing Year
09/08/2011
Swordfish Landings Update by Gear Through July 31, 2011
09/08/2011
Swordfish Landings Update Through July 31, 2011

August

08/29/2011
Final Rule Implementing ICCAT Recommendations 10-07 and 10-08 for Hammerhead and Oceanic Whitetip Sharks
08/25/2011
Closure of the Commercial Porbeagle Shark Fishery
08/23/2011
Adjustment of the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Daily Retention Limit for September - December 2011
08/23/2011
Atlantic Shark Landings Update Through July 31, 2011
08/19/2011
Location Change of the Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshop in Daytona Beach, FL on August 24, 2011
08/12/2011
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings as of July 31, 2011
08/10/2011
Final Rule Modifying the Permitting Requirements and Retention of Incidentally-caught HMS in Atlantic Trawl Fisheries
08/03/2011
Swordfish Landings Update by Gear Through June 30, 2011
08/03/2011
Swordfish Landings Update Through June 30, 2011
08/01/2011
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel Meeting Scheduled for September 20-22, 2011

July

07/26/2011
Closure of the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Northern Trophy Angling Category Fishery
07/22/2011
Closure of the Commercial Non-sandbar Large Coastal Shark Research Fishery
07/18/2011
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings as of January 31, 2011
07/18/2011
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings as of June 30, 2011
07/15/2011
Atlantic Shark Landings Update Through June 30, 2011
07/13/2011
Closure of the Gulf of Mexico Commercial Non-sandbar Large Coastal Shark Fishery
07/12/2011
New Phone Number for the Atlantic HMS Management Division Office in Silver Spring, MD
07/08/2011
Swordfish Landings Update by Gear Through May 31, 2011
07/08/2011
Swordfish Landings Update Through May 31, 2011
07/01/2011
Additional Public Hearings for the VMS Proposed Rule

June

06/30/2011
Final Rule Modifying Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Base Quotas and Management Measures
06/30/2011
NMFS Launches Release Mako Android App to Encourage the Live Release of North Atlantic Shortfin Mako Sharks
06/28/2011
Proposed Rule to Implement Electronic HMS Dealer Reporting
06/23/2011
Proposed Rule to Adjust the North and South Atlantic Swordfish Quotas for the 2011 Fishing Year
06/21/2011
Proposed Rule to Update Vessel Montitoring System (VMS) Requirements in Atlantic HMS Fisheries
06/20/2011
Atlantic Shark Landings Update Through May 31, 2011
06/13/2011
Schedule for Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops in July, August, and September 2011
06/13/2011
Schedule for Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops for July, August, and September 2011
06/06/2011
Swordfish Landings Update Through April 30, 2011
06/06/2011
Swordfish Landings Update by Gear Through April 30, 2011

May

05/31/2011
Adjustment of the Atlantic bluefin Tuna General Category Daily Retention Limit for June 3 - August 31, 2011
05/25/2011
NMFS Encourages the Live Release of North Atlantic Shortfin Mako Sharks and Announces a New Shortfin Mako Shark Interactive Web Map
05/13/2011
HMS Recreational Reporting Line Update
05/13/2011
Atlantic Shark Landings Update Through April 30, 2011
05/11/2011
Swordfish Landings Update by Gear Through March 31, 2011
05/11/2011
Swordfish Landings Update Through March 31, 2011

April

04/04/2011
Vietnamese Version: Final Rule Requiring the Use of "Weak Hooks" in the Gulf of Mexico Pelagic Longline Fishery
04/29/2011
Proposed Rule to Implement ICCAT Recommendations 10-7 and 10-8 for Hammerhead and Oceanic Whitetip Sharks
04/28/2011
90-day Finding on a Petition to List Scalloped Hammerhead Shark as Threatented or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act
04/19/2011
Atlantic Shark Landings Update Through March 31, 2011
04/04/2011
Swordfish Landings Update by Gear Through February 28, 2011
04/04/2011
Swordfish Landings Update Through February 28, 2011
04/04/2011
Additional Public Hearings for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quota Specifications and Management Measures Proposed Rule
04/01/2011
Final Rule Requiring the Use of "Weak Hooks" in the Gulf of Mexico Pelagic Longline Fishery
04/01/2011
Reimbursement Funds are Available for Enhanced Mobile Transmitting Unit Vessel Monitoring Systems in Atlantic HMS Fisheries

March

03/31/2011
Adjustment of the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Daily Retention Limit and Closure of the Southern Trophy Bluefin Tuna Fishery
03/22/2011
Atlantic Shark Landings Update Through February 28, 2011
03/17/2011
Proposed Rule to Modify Permitting and Retention Requirements for Incidentally-caught Highly Migratory Species in Atlantic Trawl Fisheries
03/16/2011
Comment Period Extension of a Proposed Rule to Establish Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quota Specifications and Management Measures
03/11/2011
Proposed Atlantic bluefin Tuna Specifications and Management Measures
03/04/2011
Swordfish Landings Update by Gear Through January 31, 2011
03/04/2011
Swordfish Landings Update Through January 31, 2011
03/03/2011
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings for the 2010 Fishing Year
03/03/2011
Schedule for Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops in April, May, and June 2011
03/03/2011
Schedules for Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops for April, May, and June 2011

February

02/17/2011
Atlantic Shark Landings Update Through January 31, 2011
02/15/2011
Swordfish Landings Update by Gear Through December 31, 2010
02/15/2011
Swordfish Landings Update Through December 31, 2010
02/10/2011
Atlantic HMS Advisory Panel Meeting Scheduled for April 5-7, 2011
02/09/2011
NMFS Announces the Pilot Testing of a Catch Card Program for Atlantic Billfish and Swordfish in Puerto Rico
02/01/2011
Summary of the September 2010 Meeting of the Atlantic HMS Advisory Panel

January

01/31/2011
Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshop in Manahawkin, NJ is Rescheduled for February 10, 2011
01/28/2011
Correction: Atlantic Shark Landings Update Through December 31, 2010
01/24/2011
Atlantic Shark Landings Update Through December 31, 2010
01/13/2011
Proposed Rule to Require the Use of "Weak Hooks" in the Gulf of Mexico Pelagic Longline Fishery
01/13/2011
Vietnamese Version: Proposed Rule to Require the Use of "Weak Hooks" in the Gulf of Mexico Pelagic Longline Fishery
01/12/2011
Cancellation and Rescheduling of the January 13, 2011 Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshop in Manahawkin, NJ
01/11/2011
Swordfish Landings Update by Gear Through November 30, 2010
01/11/2011
Swordfish Landings Update Through November 30, 2010
01/11/2011
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings as of December 31, 2010