NOAA

Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Opens to Address the Needs of Fishing Communities

NOAA Fisheries is pleased to announce the 2019 Saltonstall-Kennedy (S-K) Grant competition is currently open. The goal of the S-K program is to fund projects that address the needs of fishing communities, optimize economic benefits by building and maintaining sustainable fisheries, and increase other opportunities to keep working waterfronts viable. The FY19 solicitation seeks applications…

NOAA

Commercial Harvest of King Mackerel Closes in the Northern Zone on May 15, 2018 (Updated 5/17/18)

FB18-030 FISHERY BULLETIN ISSUE DATE: May 11, 2018 CONTACT: Kelli O’Donnell, 727-824-5305,Kelli.O’Donnell@noaa.gov WHAT/WHEN/WHERE:  Commercial harvest of king mackerel in federal waters of the Northern Zone will close at 12:01 am (local time) on May 15, 2018. The Northern Zone for Gulf of Mexico king mackerel is located in federal waters between a line at 87°31.1′…

Gulf Council

Gulf Council Seeks Applicants for Scientific and Statistical Committees

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is seeking applicants for its Scientific and Statistical Committees (SSC).Current members must reapply to be considered for future membership.   The Council has one standing and seven special Scientific and Statistical Committees comprised of individuals who have expertise in statistics, fishery biology, marine ecology, economics, sociology, anthropology, or…