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NOAA Fisheries Announces New Management Measures in the Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Fishery

FB17-079 FISHERY BULLETIN ISSUE DATE: December 21, 2017 CONTACT: Frank Helies, 727-824-5305, Frank.Helies@noaa.gov KEY MESSAGE: A new rule for Amendment 17B to the Shrimp Fishery Management Plan establishes transit provisions for shrimp vessels without a federal permit, specifies a minimum threshold number of Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) shrimp moratorium permits, and identifies a review panel…