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Atlantic Tuna News – 2016

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December 2016

12/28/2016 NOAA Fisheries Announces a Final Rule to Adjust Individual Bluefin Tuna Quota Program Regulations for Distribution of Inseason Quota Transfers
Listserv Notice Federal Register Notice | Regulatory Impact Review and Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
12/14/2016 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery:  NMFS Transfers 16.3 mt from December 2017 Subquota to January 2017 Subquota; Daily Retention Limit for January 2017 Subquota Period is Three Fish
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice
12/14/2016 NOAA Fisheries Announces the Availability of 2017 Vessel Permits for Atlantic Tunas, Swordfish General Commercial and Atlantic HMS
Listserv Notice

November 2016

11/23/2016 NOAA Fisheries Releases a Letter to Atlantic Tuna Longline Permit Holders with Individual Bluefin Tuna Quota Reminders for Transition from 2016 to 2017 and Pelagic Longline Related Reminders
Letter to Permit Holders
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
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice
11/01/2016 NOAA Fisheries Closes the 2016 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery, Coastwide, on November 4, 2016
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice

October 2016

10/14/2016 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery: NOAA Fisheries Transfers 18 mt from the Harpoon Category and 67 mt from the Reserve Category and Adjusts the Daily Retention Limit to Two Fish for the Remainder of 2016
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice
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
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice

September 2016

09/23/2016 Announces a Proposed Rule to Adjust Individual Bluefin Tuna Quota (IBQ) Program Regulations for Distribution of Inseason Quota Transfers; Request for Comments
Listserv Notice 
Federal Register Notice | Regulatory Impact Review and Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis | Public Webinar Presentation

August 2016

08/31/2016 Adjusted 2016 Northern Albacore Quota and 2016 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Reserve Category Quota
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice
08/25/2016 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna: NMFS Maintains Five-fish General Category (Commercial) Daily Retention Limit for September through December 2016
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice
08/03/2016 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Fishery:  Northern Area Trophy Fishery (Recreational) Closing August 6, 2016
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice

July 2016

07/25/2016 NOAA Fisheries Announces A Proposed Rule To Remove Vessel Upgrade Restrictions For Swordfish Directed And Atlantic Tuna Longline Category Limited Access Permits
Listserv Notice Federal Register Notice

June 2016

06/27/2016 NOAA Fisheries Announces Final Rule to Modify Dealer Landings Reporting Methodology for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice | User Manual

May 2016

05/31/2016 Highly Migratory Species; Reminder of Bluefin Tuna Reporting Requirements (for vessels fishing for bluefin tuna)
Listserv Notice
05/18/2016 Atlantic HMS Individual Bluefin Quota (IBQ) Program; Resolving IBQ Quota Debt Online: New Functionality
Listserv Notice
05/11/2016 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery:  NOAA Fisheries Adjusts Daily Retention Limit for June-August  2016 to Five Fish
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice

April 2016

04/20/2016 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Fishery: Recreational Daily Retention Limit Adjustment
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice
04/07/2016 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Fishery:  Southern Area Trophy Fishery Closing April 10, 2016 
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice

March 2016

03/31/2016 NOAA Fisheries Announces a Final Rule to Implement the ICCAT Electronic Bluefin Tuna Catch Documentation System
Listserv Notice 
Federal Register Notice | eBCD System Information
03/14/2016 Atlantic HMS Individual Bluefin Quota (IBQ) Program Vessel PIN Required to Confirm BFT Transactions Online  
Listserv Notice
03/10/2016 Individual Bluefin Quota Program and Electronic Monitoring Information You Need to Know 
Listserv Notice

February 2016

02/16/2016 Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Pelagic Longline Vessels Electronic Monitoring Systems – Reminder
Listserv Notice

January 2016

01/04/2016 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna: Annual adjustment of Purse Seine and Reserve category quotas; 34-mt Transfer from the Reserve Category to the Longline Category
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice