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Sustainable Fisheries, Sustainable Seafood

Celebrating success in recovering our nation's fisheries.
April 18, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Photo of tuna swimming with sun rays coming through Tuna swim in sunlight. Credit: iStock.

Adjustment to the Swordfish General Commercial Permit Retention Limit

NOAA Fisheries is adjusting the Swordfish General Commercial permit retention limits in the Northwest Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and U.S. Caribbean regions, as shown in the table below. This action is effective January 1, 2021 through June 30, 2021,…
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Effective
07/20/2024

Quantifying the Distribution of Swordfish (Xiphias Gladius) Density in the Hawaii-Based Longline Fishery

The multi-species VAST model was used to better understand swordfish and their response to environmental conditions (critical for predicting potential climate change impacts) within the economically important Hawaii-based longline fishing grounds.
October 01, 2020 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Adjustment of 2020 Northern Albacore, North and South Atlantic Swordfish, and Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Reserve Category Quotas

NOAA Fisheries has adjusted the 2020 baseline quotas for North Atlantic albacore tuna (northern albacore), North and South Atlantic swordfish, as well as the Atlantic bluefin tuna Reserve category.  This action is based on the underharvest of 2019…
Effective
07/20/2024

Notice of Intent To Prepare an Eis To Fish Longline Gear in the U.S. EEZ Under an Exempted Fishing Permit

NMFS announces its intent to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS), in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, to analyze the potential short- and long-term impacts of the proposed action to issue an exempted…
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Published
07/20/2024

Adjustment of the Swordfish General Commercial Permit Retention Limit for July 1–December 31, 2020

The Swordfish General Commercial permit retention limits in the Northwest Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and U.S. Caribbean regions have been adjusted according to the table below.  The default Swordfish General Commercial permit retention limit…
Effective
07/20/2024

Adjustment of the Swordfish General Commercial Permit Retention Limit for January 1–June 30, 2020

The Swordfish General Commercial permit retention limits in the Northwest Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and U.S. Caribbean regions have been adjusted according to the table below.  The default Swordfish General Commercial permit retention limit…
Effective
07/20/2024

Atlantic Swordfish Commercial Minimum Sizes and Retention Limits

Retention limits vary by permit type. Some permits also have different retention limits across regions. Additional requirements may be applicable. View the HMS Commercial Compliance Guide for details.  Permits without Regionally Determined…
Published
07/20/2024

Adjustment of 2019 Northern Albacore, North and South Atlantic Swordfish, and Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Reserve Category Quotas

NOAA Fisheries has adjusted the 2019 baseline quotas for North Atlantic albacore tuna and North and South Atlantic swordfish, as well as the Atlantic bluefin tuna Reserve category. This action is based on the underharvest of 2018 adjusted U.S. quotas…
Effective
07/20/2024

Atlantic Swordfish Recreational Minimum Sizes and Bag Limits

Bag limits vary by permit and vessel type. Additional requirements may be applicable. View the HMS Recreational Compliance Guide for details. Updated bag limits Permits Vessels must have a valid HMS Angling or HMS Charterboat/Headboat permit to…
Published
07/20/2024