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Proposed Rule to Set General Category Effort Controls and Clarify Related Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Regulations

NOAA Fisheries announces a proposed rule that considers changes to restricted-fishing days and the default daily retention limit. The proposed rule also would clarify the applicable regulations for General category and Highly Migratory Species Charter…
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Issued
07/24/2024

Closure: Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Gulf of Mexico Incidental Trophy Fishery

Closure of the Angling Category Gulf of Mexico Incidental Trophy Bluefin Tuna Please note, that the Angling category fishery for school, large school, or small medium bluefin tuna (27 to <73”) remains open in all areas except for the Gulf of…
Effective
07/24/2024

Adjustment to the Recreational Daily Retention Limit for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

NOAA Fisheries is adjusting Atlantic bluefin tuna daily retention limits for recreational fishermen. The adjusted limits take effect immediately and extend through December 31, 2023, unless modified by later action. Changes Vessel/Permit Type …
Published
07/24/2024

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Commercial Quota Transfer

NOAA Fisheries is transferring 90.5 metric tons (mt) of Atlantic bluefin tuna quota from the Reserve category to the General category for the remainder of the September time period. This action accounts for an accrued overharvest of 20.5 mt from…
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Published
07/24/2024

Fishery Closure: Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Harpoon Category

Fishermen aboard vessels with an Atlantic Tunas Harpoon category permit may not retain, possess, or land large medium or giant bluefin after 11:30 p.m. on September 5, 2022. How long will the closure be in effect? The closure is in effect through…
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Effective
07/24/2024

Bluefin Tuna General Category (Commercial) Fishery Closure

Commercial fishermen aboard vessels with an Atlantic Tunas General category permit or Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Charter/Headboat permit may not retain, possess, or land large medium or giant Atlantic bluefin tuna after 11:30 p.m., August…
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Effective
07/24/2024

Adjustment to Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Retention Limit

NOAA Fisheries is adjusting Atlantic bluefin tuna daily retention limits for recreational fishermen. The adjusted limits go into effect on May 6, 2022, and extend through December 31, 2022, unless modified by later action. What is changing? Vessel…
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Effective
07/24/2024

Proposed 2022 Restricted-Fishing Days in Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Fishery

NOAA Fisheries announces a proposed rule for use of restricted-fishing days (RFDs) in the Atlantic Tunas General category and HMS Charter/Headboat fisheries for 2022. What will it do? Under the proposed rule, NOAA Fisheries would establish a…
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Published
07/24/2024

Measures to Rebuild Shortfin Mako and Increase U.S. Western Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quota Adopted at 2021 Meeting of ICCAT

The United States and other countries from around the world tackled management challenges for Atlantic tunas and sharks at the 2021 annual meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas.
November 24, 2021 - Feature Story ,
School of bluefin tuna swimming in dark ocean waters with some light coming in from above.