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Atlantic Tuna News – 2017

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December 2017

12/20/2017 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery:  NOAA Fisheries Transfers 14.3 mt from December 2018 Subquota to January 2018 Subquota; Daily Retention Limit for the January 2018 Subquota Period is One Fish
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12/5/2017 NOAA Fisheries Closes the 2017 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery on December 6, 2017
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November 2017

11/21/2017 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery: Transfer of Unused Harpoon Category Quota to the General Category for 2017; General category fishery reopens December 1 with an Adjusted December subquota of 12.7 mt
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September 2017

9/28/2017 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery:  NMFS Transfers 156.4 mt from the Reserve Category to the General Category for 2017
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9/15/2017 Adjustments to 2017 Northern Albacore Tuna Quota, 2017 North and South Atlantic Swordfish Quotas, and 2017 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Reserve Category Quota
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9/14/2017 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery:  September Time-period Fishery Closing September 17, 2017
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9/14/2017 Application of the Individual Bluefin Quota Accounting Rules in the Northeast Distant Area
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August 2017

8/14/2017 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery:  June through August time-period Fishery Closing August 16, 2017
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8/2/2017 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery: NMFS Adjusts Daily Retention Limit to Two Fish for the Remainder of 2017
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June 2017

6/5/2017 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Fishery:  Gulf of Mexico Trophy Fishery Closing June 7, 2017
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May 2017

5/17/2017 Reminder of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Reporting Requirements (for vessels fishing for bluefin tuna)
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5/16/2017 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery: NMFS Adjusts Daily Retention Limit for June-August 2017 to Four Fish
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April 2017

4/27/2017 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Fishery:  Recreational Daily Retention Limit Adjustment
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March 2017

3/28/2017 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery Closing Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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3/16/2017 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Fishery:  Southern Area Trophy Fishery Closing March 20, 2017
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3/02/2017 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
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February 2017

2/28/2017 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
Listserv Notice | Federal Register Notice

January 2017

1/31/2017 NOAA Fisheries Reminds Commercial HMS Permit Holders of U.S. Coast Guard Commercial Fishing Vessel January 2017 Dockside Safety Examination Requirements
Listserv Notice
1/30/2017 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
Federal Register Notice