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NOAA Fisheries Seeks Public Comment on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for State Management of Recreational Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico - Comment Period Ends February 4, 2019

FB18-091 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Bulletin; For More Information, Contact: Susan Gerhart 727-824-5305,
December 21, 2018 -

Mid-Atlantic Scallop Access Area Closed for the Limited Access General Category Individual Fishing Quota Fleet

The Mid-Atlantic Scallop Access Area is closed to limited access general category individual fishing quota scallop vessels effective December 24, 2018.
December 21, 2018 -

Rhode Island Commercial Summer Flounder Fishery Closure

The 2018 commercial summer flounder quota allocated to Rhode Island has been harvested.
December 21, 2018 -

Adjustment to the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category January 2019 Quota

The adjustment results in subquotas of 49 mt for the January 2019 period and 9.4 mt for the December 2019 period.
December 20, 2018 -
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Atlantic Spanish Mackerel Southern Zone Commercial Trip Limit Reduction to 1,500 pounds on December 26, 2018

FB18-090 South Atlantic Fishery Bulletin; For more information, contact: Mary Vara, Sustainable Fisheries, 727-824-5305
December 20, 2018 -

Changes to the Renewal Process for Federal Permits

FB18-089 Southeast Regional Office Fishery Bulletin; For more information, contact: Sarah Stephenson, 727-824-5305,
December 20, 2018 -

Swordfish General Commercial Permit Retention Limit Adjustment

Effective January 1–June 30, 2019, NOAA Fisheries is adjusting the Swordfish General Commercial permit retention limits in the Northwest Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and U.S. Caribbean regions.
December 19, 2018 -

2018 Southern Red Hake Possession Limit Reduction

Commercial possession limit reduced to 400 lbs effective December 26, 2018
December 19, 2018 -

2018 River Herring and Shad Catch Cap Harvested for Atlantic Herring Midwater Trawl Vessels in the Cape Cod Catch Cap Area

From 00:01 local time on December 21, 2018, through December 31, 2018, vessels fishing with midwater trawl gear may not fish for, catch, possess, transfer, receive, or land more than 2,000 lb of herring in or from the Cape Cod Catch Cap Closure Area per trip...
December 19, 2018 -

Modification to Atlantic Mackerel Possession Limit Effective December 20, 2018

A small incidental catch (5,000 lb) of Atlantic mackerel will be allowed after 100 percent of the commercial quota is caught.
December 19, 2018 -