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Angling Category Trophy Bluefin Tuna Fishery for Southern Area to Close

The fishery will be closed from March 14, 2019 at 11:30 p.m. through December 31, 2019.
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NOAA Fisheries to Hold Public HMS Advisory Panel Meeting May 21–23

This meeting is open to the public and will be broadcast via webinar. 

January Subquota for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery Closes February 28

NOAA Fisheries closes the Atlantic bluefin tuna General category fishery for the January subquota time period on February 28, 2019.
February 27, 2019 -

Bluefin Tuna Purse Seine Reallocation and Quota Transfer

NOAA Fisheries makes annual adjustment of the Atlantic bluefin tuna Purse Seine and Reserve Category quotas and adjusts the General category January 2019 quota to 100 mt.
February 25, 2019 -
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Final Rule for Amendment 11 Addresses Overfishing of Shortfin Mako Sharks

Amendment 11 management measures for shortfin mako go into effect March 3, 2019.
February 15, 2019 -
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Atlantic Shark Commercial Fishery Landings and Retention Limit Update

January 1–December 31, 2018 preliminary estimates in metric tons and pounds dressed weight.
February 11, 2019 -

NOAA Fisheries Adjusts Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category January 2019 Quota to 75 mt

Twenty-six metric tons (mt) of Atlantic bluefin tuna quota from the Reserve category is transferring to the January 2019 subquota period.
February 08, 2019 -
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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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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 -