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2019 Atlantic Bluefish Specifications

NOAA Fisheries proposes specifications for the 2019 Atlantic bluefish fishery, as recommended by the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council. This action is necessary to comply with the implementing regulations of the Bluefish Fishery Management Plan
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Published
12/26/2019

2019 Atlantic Deep-Sea Red Crab Specifications

We are finalizing specifications for the 2019 Atlantic deep-sea red crab fishery, including an annual catch limit and total allowable landings limit. This action is necessary to fully implement previously projected allowable red crab harvest levels that
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Effective
03/01/2019

Amendment 20 to the Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fishery Management Plan

NOAA Fisheries approves and implements through regulations measures included in Amendment 20 to the Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fishery Management Plan, as adopted by the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council. This action is necessary to
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Effective
03/01/2019

Northeast Skate Complex; Framework Adjustment 6; Revised 2018-2019 Specifications

NMFS approves and implements measures submitted by the New England Fishery Management Council in Framework Adjustment 6 to the Northeast Skate Complex Fishery Management Plan and revises the 2018-2019 skate fishery specifications. This action is
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Effective
02/15/2019

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

NMFS 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 other
Effective
02/12/2019

Adjustment to Atlantic Herring Specifications and Sub-Annual Catch Limits for 2019

This action implements an in-season adjustment to the Atlantic herring specifications and sub-annual catch limits for 2019. These adjustments are necessary to reduce 2018 herring catch limits that would otherwise remain in effect for 2019. This action is
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Effective
02/08/2019

Reclassifying Management Unit Species to Ecosystem Component Species

This final rule reclassifies certain management unit species in the Pacific Islands as ecosystem component species. The rule also updates the scientific and local names of certain species. The intent of this final rule is to prioritize conservation and
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Published
02/08/2019

Updated Groundfish Annual Catch Limits for Sectors and the Common Pool for Fishing Year 2018

Under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA), this final rule adjusts the 2018 fishing year allocations to sectors and the common pool specified in Framework Adjustment 57 to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan;
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Published
02/05/2019

Framework Amendment 6: Atlantic King Mackerel Commercial Trip Limits

Framework Amendment 6 to the Coastal Migratory PelagicFishery Management Plan (CMP FMP) would increase Season 1 king mackerel trip limits in the Atlantic Southern Zone EEZ to 75 fish for the month of March between the Flagler/Volusia line and the Miami
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Issued
02/01/2019

Northeast Multispecies Fishery Approved Monitoring Service Providers

NOAA Fisheries has approved four companies to provide Northeast multispecies sector at-sea monitoring services in fishing years 2019 and 2020. Regulations implementing the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan require at-sea monitoring companies
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Published
02/01/2019