Revised Reporting Requirements for Federal Seafood Dealers Through November 21, 2018

The following press release from NOAA Fisheries is provided as a courtesy to our subscribers: FB18-068 FISHERY BULLETIN ISSUE DATE: October 12, 2018 CONTACT: Catch Share Customer Support, (866) 425-7627 (option 2, 8am – 4:30pm EST), nmfs.ser.catchshare@noaa.gov KEY MESSAGE: Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida panhandle on October 10, 2018. NOAA Fisheries has determined that…

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Gulf Council Seeks Fishery Biologist – Deadline Extended

For Immediate Release October 11, 2018   Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council Seeks New Fishery Biologist – Deadline Extended   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is currently accepting applications for the position of Fishery Biologist.   The Fishery Biologist will be under the direct supervision of the Deputy Executive Director.  The primary responsibility of…

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Commercial Harvest of Gray Triggerfish Closed

FB18-066 FISHERY BULLETIN ISSUE DATE: October 5, 2018 CONTACT: Lauren Waters, 727-824-5305, Lauren.Waters@noaa.gov WHAT/WHEN/WHERE: Commercial harvest of gray triggerfish in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico closed at 12:01 am, local time, on October 7, 2018. Commercial harvest will remain closed through the end of the year. WHY THIS CLOSURE IS HAPPENING: The 2018 commercial…

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Gulf Council will Convene its Law Enforcement Technical Committee

Meeting Notice September 19, 2018   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene its Law Enforcement Technical Committee in Conjunction with the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Law Enforcement Committee. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Isla Grand Beach Resort, located…

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Gulf Council’s Standing, Reef Fish, and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees to Meet

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting of its Standing, Reef Fish, and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees (SSC). The meeting will convene on Tuesday, October 2nd from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. EST, and on Wednesday, October 3rd from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. EST. The meeting will be held at…

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Gulf Council Seeking To Hire Fishery Biologist

For Immediate Release September 7, 2018   Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council Seeks New Fishery Biologist   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is currently accepting applications for the position of Fishery Biologist.   The Fishery Biologist will be under the direct supervision of the Deputy Executive Director.  The primary responsibility of this position is…

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Gulf Council Transitions Fishing Regulations to Fish Rules Mobile App

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is transitioning its federal fishing regulations to the Fish Rules mobile application. Fishermen using the Council’s current Gulf of Mexico Fishing Regulations mobile application are asked to download Fish Rules and uninstall the former application.   The Gulf Council has begun using the Fish Rules mobile application to keep anglers updated…

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