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…

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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:…

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Gulf Council Suggest Modifications to Red Grouper Annual Catch Limits and Annual Catch Targets

For Immediate Release April 4, 2019   At its meeting this week in Biloxi, Mississippi, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council took final action to modify the red grouper annual catch limits and annual catch targets.   The Council chose to set the red grouper annual catch limits and annual catch targets based on…

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