Monday, June 6, 2011

Latest Issue of the South Atlantic Update Newsletter Now Available

The latest issue of the South Atlantic Update newsletter from the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council.  In this issue:

·         Update on Regulatory Amendment 9 Affecting Black Sea Bass; Commercial Trip Limits
·         How Eye Sea It: An Ecosystem-Based Management Perspective
·         In the News: Deepwater Coral Research Underway; Catch Shares Tabled for Now
·         Council Receives National Award from NAEP
·         Mackerel and Spiny Lobster Management Issues to be Addressed in June
·         SAFMC Schedules Additional Meeting for August 9, 2011
·         Comprehensive Ecosystem-Based Amendment Scheduled for Approval
·         Comprehensive Annual Catch Limit (ACL) Amendment Update
·         Recreational Regulations Summary for Snapper Grouper Species
·         Joint South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Council Meetings in June
·         SAFMC June 12-16, 2011 Meeting Agenda

A copy of the newsletter will be available from the Council’s website at