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Final Annual Determination for 2019

NOAA Fisheries will not identify additional fisheries to observe on the 2019 Annual Determination (AD), pursuant to its authority under the Endangered Species Act. Through the AD, NOAA Fisheries identifies U.S. fisheries operating in the Atlantic Ocean,
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Published

Final Annual Determination for 2018

NOAA Fisheries publishes its final Annual Determination for 2018, pursuant to its authority under the Endangered Species Act. Through the Annual Determination, NOAA Fisheries identifies U.S. fisheries operating in the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, and
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Effective

Sea Turtle Conservation; Shrimp Trawling Requirements

On December 16, 2016, NOAA Fisheries published a proposed rule to require TEDs on skimmer trawl, pusher-head trawl, and wing net vessels. We are proposing to withdraw the alternative tow time restriction and require all skimmer trawls, pusher-head
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Effective

Alignment of Atlantic Sea Scallop Turtle Deflector Dredge and Chain Mat Regulated Areas

NOAA Fisheries approves and implements through regulations the measures included in Framework Adjustment 26 to the Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery Management Plan, which the New England Fishery Management Council adopted and submitted to NOAA Fisheries
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Amendment of Virginia Pound Net Regulations

NOAA Fisheries issues this final rule amending the Bottlenose Dolphin Take Reduction Plan (BDTRP) and its implementing regulations under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). The rule requires the year-round use of modified pound net leaders for
Effective

Critical Habitat for Loggerhead Sea Turtle

We, the NOAA Fisheries, issue a final rule to designate critical habitat for the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Distinct Population Segment (DPS) of the loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) within the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico pursuant to the
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Effective

Incidental Take Permit to North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries (for sea turtles)

North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries has been issued a permit for the incidental take of endangered Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) sea turtles and threatened green
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Effective

Revised Limits on Sea Turtle Interactions in Hawaii Shallow-set Longline Fishery

In this final rule, NOAA Fisheries revises the annual number of incidental interactions allowed between the Hawaii-based shallow-set pelagic longline fishery, and leatherback and North Pacific loggerhead sea turtles. NOAA Fisheries also makes
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Effective

Listing Loggerhead Sea Turtle Under the ESA

We (NOAA Fisheriesand USFWS; also collectively referred to as the Services) have determined that the loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) is composed of nine distinct population segments (DPSs) that constitute “species” that may be listed as threatened
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Effective
10/24/2011

Recovery Plans for Loggerhead Sea Turtle

We, NOAA Fisheriesand USFWS, announce the availability of the revised Recovery Plan for the Northwest Atlantic Population, andrecovery plans for the U.S. Pacific and the U.S. Caribbean, Atlantic, and Gulf of Mexico populations ofthe Loggerhead Sea Turtle
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Effective
12/08/2008