Friday, October 7, 2011

SAFMC Releases New Fishery Bulletins

The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC) just released several new Fishery Bulletins. The Bulletins include an adjustment to the Annual Catch Limit for the recreational sea bass fishery and the anticipated closure of the fishery for the remaining fishing year. The Bulletins also include a temporary rule that closes the recreational sector of golden tilefish and several public comment notices. Please visit to see updated fishery bulletins or view the list below.

Adjustments to 2011-2012 Recreational Annual Catch Limit for Black Sea Bass in the South Atlantic

NOAA Fisheries Service Announces a Temporary Rule that Closes the Recreational Sector of Golden Tilefish in the South Atlantic

NOAA Seeks Public Comment on Amendment 18 for Coastal Migratory Pelagic Species in the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic to Establish Annual Catch Limits and Accountability Measures Comment Period Ends November 28th

NOAA Seeks Public Comment on the Comprehensive Ecosystem-Based Amendment 2 Comment Period Ends November 25th

NOAA Fisheries Service Seeks Public Comment on a Proposed Rule for Spiny Lobster in the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Comment Period Ends October 24th