NOAA

NOAA Fisheries Announces a Final Temporary Rule to Reduce Gulf of Mexico Red Grouper Catch Levels

The following notice from NOAA Fisheries is provided to our subscribers as a courtesy: FB19-026 FISHERY BULLETIN ISSUE DATE: May17, 2019 CONTACT: Peter Hood, 727-824-5305, Peter.Hood@noaa.gov KEY MESSAGE: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council requested 2019 commercial and recreational annual catch limits be reduced to a level equal to the combined 2017 commercial and recreational…

Gulf Council

Gulf Council’s Standing, Reef Fish, Red Drum and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees will Meet via Webinar

Meeting Notice April 25, 2019 The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will host a meeting of its Standing, Reef Fish, Red Drum, and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees. The meeting will convene at 2:00 p.m., EDT and adjourn by 5:00 p.m., EDT on Thursday, May 9 2019. The Scientific and Statistical Committees will address the following:…

Gulf Council

April Council Update

For Immediate Release April 10, 2019   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council met last week in Biloxi, Mississippi. The following is a brief overview of what was accomplished:   State Management of Private Recreational Red Snapper The Council took final action on Reef Fish Amendment 50: State Management for Recreational Red Snapper. The…