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Atlantic Shark News – 2016

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December 2016

12/28/2016 Proposed Threatened Listing Determination for the Oceanic Whitetip Shark Under the Endangered Species Act
Federal Register Notice
12/13/2016 NOAA Fisheries Announces a Final Rule that Establishes a Commercial Retention Limit for Blacknose Sharks in the Atlantic Region
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice | Final Environmental Assessment

November 2016

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
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice
11/18/2016 NOAA Fisheries Requests Applications for Participation in the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species 2017 Shark Research Fishery
Listserv Notice 
Federal Register Notice | 2017 Shark Research Fishery Application
11/10/2016 NOAA Fisheries Announces a Change in Location of the Florida Public Hearing for Draft Amendment 5b to the 2006 Consolidated Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan
Listserv Notice 
Federal Register Notice

October 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
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice
10/13/2016 NOAA Fisheries Announces the Availability of Draft Amendment 5b to the 2006 Consolidated Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice | Draft Environmental Impact Statement
10/04/2016 Determination that Atlantic Dusky Sharks are Overfished and Subject to Overfishing
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice

August 2016

08/26/2016 NOAA Fisheries Announces a Proposed Rule to to Establish the Quotas, Opening Dates, and Retention Limits for the 2017 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fishing Season
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice | Public Hearing Presentation
08/23/2016 NOAA Fisheries Announces a Final Rule to Implement the ICCAT Recommendation Requiring Release of Live Porbeagle Sharks
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice
08/10/2016 NOAA Fisheries Reminds Fishermen about Federal Smoothhound Shark Permit Requirements
Listserv Notice

08/02/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces a Proposed Rule to Modify the Commercial Retention Limit For Small Coastal Sharks in the Atlantic Region
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice | Draft Environmental Assessment | Public Hearing Presentation

July 2016


07/29/2016
NOAA Fisheries Announces 12-Month Finding on Petitions to List the Porbeagle Shark as Threatened or Endangered Under the ESA
Federal Register Notice
07/11/2016 Retention Limit of Commercial Aggregated Large Coastal Shark and Hammerhead Shark Management Groups: Atlantic Region Increased to 45 Sharks per Trip
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice

June 2016

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
Federal Register Notice
06/14/2016 NOAA Fisheries Announces a Proposed Rule to Implement the ICCAT Recommendation Requiring Release of Live Porbeagle Sharks
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice | Webinar Presentation

May 2016

05/25/2016 NOAA Fisheries Announces the Closure of the Commercial Fisheries for Blacknose Sharks and Non-Blacknose Small Coastal Sharks in the Atlantic Region South of 34° N. Latitude
Listserv Notice

March 2016

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
Federal Register Notice
03/28/2016 Retention Limit of Commercial Aggregated Large Coastal Shark and Hammerhead Shark Management Groups: Atlantic Region Reduced to 3 Sharks per Trip
Listserv Notice
| Federal Register Notice
03/7/2016 NOAA Fisheries Announces March 12 Closure of the Commercial Blacktip Shark, Aggregated Large Coastal Sharks, and Hammerhead Shark Management Groups in the Western Gulf of Mexico Sub-Region
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice

January 2016

01/12/2016 90-day Finding on a Petition To List the Oceanic Whitetip Shark as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act
Federal Register Notice