Amendment 42: Modifications to Sea Turtle Release Gear and Framework Procedure for the Snapper Grouper Fishery

Overview

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Fishing Type
Commercial, Recreational
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
01/08/2020
Point of Contact
Frank Helies: Frank.Helies@noaa.gov, 727-824-5305

Summary

Amendment 42 would add three newly approved sea turtle release devices and update the regulations to simplify and clarify the specifications for other release gear requirements.  The new devices and updates would provide more options to fulfill the requirements for sea turtle release gear on board vessels with commercial and charter/for-hire snapper grouper permits in the South Atlantic.  The amendment would also streamline the procedure to implement newly approved devices and handling procedures in the future.


Amendment

Amendment 42: Modifications to Sea Turtle Release Gear and Framework Procedure for the Snapper Grouper Fishery

Bulletins

NOAA Fisheries Announces New Modifications to Sea Turtle Release Gear for the South Atlantic Snapper-Grouper Fishery

FB19-078: South Atlantic Fishery Bulletin, For more information, contact: Frank Helies, (727) 824-5305, frank.helies@noaa.gov
December 09, 2019 -

Request for Comments: Proposed Modifications to Sea Turtle Release Gear for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery

FB19-051: South Atlantic Fishery Bulletin; For more information, contact: Frank Helies, Sustainable Fisheries, 727-824-5305
September 17, 2019 -

Request for Comments: Proposed Modifications to Sea Turtle Release Gear for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery

FB19:033: South Atlantic Fishery Bulletin, For More Information, Contact; Frank Helies, 727-824-5305, Frank.Helies@noaa.gov
June 13, 2019 -

Last updated on 12/09/2019