Notices and Rules
2023 Atlantic deep-sea red crab quota
Regulations to Authorize Deep-set Buoy Gear under the Fishery Management Plan for U.S. West Coast Fisheries for Highly Migratory Species (HMS FMP)
Request for comments on a Fishery Management Plan amendment proposed rule to authorize deep-set buoy gear in federal waters off California and Oregon
This rulemaking adds the Omega net mesh measurement gauge as a permissible device for net mesh measurement and corrects regulatory references to gear restrictions.
Interim Action to the Fishery Management Plan for Reef Fish Resources in the Gulf of Mexico Including Environmental Assessment, Regulatory Impact Review, and Initial Regulatory Flexibility Act Analysis; November 2022
Amendment 23 to the Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fishery Management Plan
Emergency Rule to close an open wedge of high risk to right whale entanglement to trap/pot fishing with persistent buoy lines from February 1 to April 30, 2023. This area was also in effect for April 2022.
Amendment 34: Catch level and allocation adjustments, and management measures for Atlantic king mackerel
Atlantic king mackerel and Atlantic Spanish mackerel
International Fisheries; Pacific Tuna Fisheries; 2022-2024 In-Season Action Announcement Procedures for Commercial Pacific Bluefin Tuna in the Eastern
NMFS is issuing regulations to revise in-season action announcement procedures for the commercial fisheries for Pacific bluefin tuna.
Framework Action : Historical Captain Permits Conversion into Standard Federal Charter/Headboat Permits
The proposed rule will address the Framework Action to provide federal for-hire operators in the Gulf an opportunity to replace their reef fish and coastal migratory pelagic historical captain permits with standard Gulf charter/headboat permits.
South Atlantic snapper grouper greater amberjack catch level adjustments and management measures