Tilefish Fishery Management Plan

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2020 Commercial Blueline Tilefish Fishery Closure

Regulations for the blueline tilefish fishery are at 50 CFR part 648. The regulations at § 648.295(b)(2)(ii) require that when we project that blueline tilefish catch will reach 100 percent of the total allowable landings (TAL), the Regional…
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Effective
11/21/2020

Proposed Rule for 2021-22 Golden Tilefish Specifications and Emergency Action

NOAA Fisheries is proposing specifications for the 2021 commercial golden tilefish fishery and projected specifications for 2022. This action also proposes to implement emergency measures for the golden tilefish fishery at the request of the Mid…
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Published
11/13/2020

Mid-Atlantic Blueline Tilefish Fishery; 2019 and Projected 2020-2021 Specifications

NOAA Fisheries proposes specifications for the 2019 blueline tilefish fishery north of the North Carolina/Virginia border and projected specifications for 2020 and 2021. The proposed action is intended to establish allowable harvest levels and other…
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Published
11/19/2018

Final Rule to Implement Permitting and Reporting Requirements for Private Recreational Tilefish Vessels in the Mid-Atlantic

NOAA Fisheries is implementing permitting and reporting measures for private recreational tilefish vessels that were approved in Amendment 6 to the Tilefish Fishery Management Plan. Measures include requiring private recreational vessels that intend…
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Effective
08/17/2020

Final 2020 Blueline Tilefish Specifications

NOAA Fisheries is finalizing blueline tilefish quotas for the 2020 fishing year that we previously announced as projected on February 12, 2019. There have been no overages in the Greater Atlantic Region in 2019, and there is no new biological…
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Effective
02/18/2020

Final 2020 Golden Tilefish Commercial Fishery Specifications

NOAA Fisheries is implementing golden tilefish quotas for the 2020 fishing year that were previously announced as projected on November 7, 2017. There have been no overages in 2019, and there is no new biological information, so we are now finalizing…
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Effective
11/01/2019

Mid-Atlantic Blueline Tilefish Fishery; 2019 and Projected 2020-2021 Specifications

NOAA Fisheries finalizes specifications for the 2019 Mid-Atlantic blueline tilefish fishery north of the North Carolina/Virginia border and projects specifications for 2020 and 2021. This action is necessary to establish allowable harvest levels and…
Effective
02/12/2019

Golden Tilefish 2019 Specifications

We have finalized specifications for the 2019 commercial golden tilefish fishery, including the annual catch and total allowable landings limits. This action establishes allowable harvest levels and other management measures to prevent overfishing while…
Effective
11/01/2018

Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Framework 2 to the Tilefish Fishery Management Plan

This final rule implements the management measures contained in Framework Adjustment 2 to the Tilefish Fishery Management Plan and adjusts the 2018 specifications for this fishery. The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council developed Framework…
Published
03/13/2018

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 07/29/2020