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Commercial Harvest of Greater Amberjack in Federal Waters of the Gulf of Mexico Will Not Reopen on June 1, 2018

FB18-022 FISHERY BULLETIN ISSUE DATE: April 2, 2018 CONTACT: Kelli O’Donnell, (727) 824-5305, Kelli.Odonnell@noaa.gov   WHAT/WHEN: Commercial harvest of greater amberjack in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) will not reopen June 1, 2018.  Commercial harvest will reopen at 12:01 a.m. (local time) on January 1, 2019.   WHY THIS CLOSURE IS HAPPENING: The latest report for…

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Final Rule Modifies the Recreational Greater Amberjack Fishing Year and Fixed Closed Season

FB18-021 FISHERY BULLETIN ISSUE DATE: March 28, 2018 CONTACT:Kelli O’Donnell, 727-824-5305,kelli.odonnell@noaa.gov   KEY MESSAGE: NOAA Fisheries announces a final rule modifying the greater amberjack recreational fishing year and fixed closed season in the Gulf of Mexico. Recreational fishing for greater amberjack will be open May 1-31, 2018. WHEN THIS RULE WILL TAKE EFFECT: Regulations will…

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NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments for an Application for an Exempted Fishing Permit to Test Trap Targeting of Lionfish in the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Federal Waters

FB18-017 FISHERY BULLETIN ISSUE DATE: March 16, 2018 CONTACT: Kelli O’Donnell, (727) 824-5305, Kelli.Odonnell@noaa.gov   NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments for an Application for an Exempted Fishing Permit to Test Trap Targeting of Lionfish in the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Federal Waters KEY MESSAGE: NOAA Fisheries is accepting comments on an application for an exempted fishing permit…

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Request for Comments: Exempted Fishing Permits to Allow State Pilot Projects for the Management of Recreational Red Snapper Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico

FB18-016 FISHERY BULLETIN ISSUE DATE: March 12, 2018 CONTACT:Sustainable Fisheries, 727-824-5305,   Request for Comments: Exempted Fishing Permits to Allow State Pilot Projects for the Management of Recreational Red Snapper Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico   KEY MESSAGE: NOAA Fisheries announces a comment period on five exempted fishing permits (EFPs) submitted by each of the…