For Immediate Release June 18, 2018 The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council announces the move of our administrative office to a new location at 4107 W. Spruce Street, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33607. The Council office will start operations at its new location on June 25, 2018. Our phone numbers and web…Details
FB18-040 FISHERY BULLETIN ISSUE DATE: June 12, 2018 CONTACT: Catch Share Customer Support, (866) 425-7627 (option 2, 8am – 4:30pm EST), firstname.lastname@example.org KEY MESSAGE: In May 2017, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council approved new requirements to improve compliance and increase management flexibility in the Gulf of Mexico individual fishing quota (IFQ) programs. One change…Details
Final Rule to Improve Commercial Reef Fish Landing Compliance and Provide Flexibility in the Individual Fishing Quota Programs
KEY MESSAGE: NOAA Fisheries announces new measures affecting commercial reef fish fishermen. The purpose of this action is to improve compliance and increase management flexibility in the Gulf of Mexico individual fishing quota (IFQ) programs. WHAT THIS MEANS: All owners or operators of a commercial reef fish permitted vessel landing any commercially caught, federally managed…Details
For Immediate Release May 10, 2018 Republished May 31, 2018 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council Seeks New Deputy Director The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy Director. The Deputy Director serves as a member of the Council’s leadership team and assists the Executive Director…Details
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…Details
Meeting Notice May 22, 2018 The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet June 18 – 21, 2018 at the Key West Marriott Beachside hotel, located at 3841 N. Roosevelt Boulevard, Key West, Florida, 33040. The meeting will convene on the following days and local times: Council Committees meet 8:30 AM – 3:45…Details
Meeting Notice May 22, 2018 The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a meeting of its Standing and Reef Fish Scientific and Statistical Committees on May 31 and June 1, 2018 in the Gulf Council’s office conference room located at 2203 N. Lois Ave, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL, 33607. The meeting will…Details
FB18-029 FISHERY BULLETIN ISSUE DATE: May 7, 2018 CONTACT: Susan Gerhart, 727-824-5305, Susan.Gerhart@noaa.gov Federal Waters Off Texas Close to Shrimping on May 15, 2018 KEY MESSAGE: NOAA Fisheries announces federal waters from 9 to 200 nautical miles off Texas will close to shrimp trawling at 30 minutes after official sunset, local time, on May 15, 2018,…Details
Meeting Notice May 7, 2018 The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a public hearing webinar to collect comments on Reef Fish Amendment 49 – Modifications to the Sea Turtle Release Gear and Framework Procedure for the Reef Fish Fishery. The amendment considers modifying the sea turtle release requirements to allow three…Details
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May 4, 2018
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