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2018 U.S. Territorial Longline Bigeye Tuna Catch Limits

NOAA Fisheries specifies a 2018 limit of 2,000 metric tons (t) of longline-caught bigeye tuna for each U.S. Pacific territory (American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands). NOAA Fisheries will allow each territory to allocate...
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11/21/2018

2019 Specifications for Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass

NOAA Fisheriesproposes 2019 specifications for the summer flounder and black sea bass fisheries and maintains previously established 2019 specifications for the scup fishery. Additionally, this action proposes to reopen the February 2018 black sea bass recreational...
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11/30/2018

Expansion of the Scallop Dredge Exemption Areas under the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan

NOAA Fisheriesproposes to implement modifications to the regulations implementing the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan to allow vessels issued a limited access general category individual fishing quota sea scallop permit to fish for scallops...
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12/03/2018

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

NOAA Fisheries proposes specifications for the 2019 blueline tilefish fishery north of the North Carolina/Virginia border and projected specifications for 2020 and 2021. The proposed action is intended to establish allowable harvest levels and other management...
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12/04/2018

Approval of New Gear under Small-Mesh Fisheries Accountability Measures for Northeast Multispecies Fishery

NOAA Fisheries proposes to approve new selective trawl gear for use in several non-groundfish fisheries when subject to the Georges Bank yellowtail flounder accountability measure. The proposed selective gear would reduce bycatch of groundfish species, while...
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12/17/2018

Fisheries of the Northeastern United States: Industry-Funded Monitoring

This action proposes regulations to implement the New England Fishery Management Council’s Industry-Funded Monitoring Omnibus Amendment. The New England Council is considering ways to increase monitoring in certain fisheries to assess the amount and...
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12/24/2018

Notice to Collect Information on IUU Fishing, Bycatch, and Sharks

NOAA Fisheries isseeking information on nations whose vessels are engaged in illegal, unreported, or unregulated (IUU) fishing, bycatch of protected living marine resource’ (PLMR), and/or fishing activities in waters beyond any national jurisdiction that target...
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12/31/2018