Gulf Council to Meet by Webinar September 28-30, 2020

Meeting Notice September 14, 2020    The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet September 28-30, 2020 by webinar. The Council will appoint members to its Coastal Migratory Pelagics and Red Drum Advisory Panels. The Council also plans to discuss the Executive Order on Promoting American Seafood Competitiveness and Economic Growth. The Council will…

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$530 Million Available to Support U.S. Commercial Fishermen Affected by Tariffs

This NOAA Fish News is provided as a courtesy: SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 $530 Million Available to Support U.S. Commercial Fishermen Affected by Tariffs The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today that it is making approximately $530 million available to assist U.S. fishermen impacted by retaliatory tariffs through the Seafood Trade Relief Program. This program is…

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The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committees to Meet September 14-16, 2020

Meeting Notice August 28, 2020   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s Standing, Reef Fish, Mackerel, Socioeconomic, and Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committees will meet via webinar September 14 – 16, 2020 from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM, EDT each day.   The Scientific and Statistical Committees will address the following: King Mackerel: An…

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Gulf Council’s Law Enforcement Technical Committee to Meet

Meeting Notice August 28, 2020   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will host a meeting of its Law Enforcement Technical Committee (LETC), in conjunction with the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Law Enforcement Committee (LEC). The meeting will convene from 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM CDT in closed session and from 10:00 AM –…

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The Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Fishery Management Councils Convene the Joint Council Workgroup on Section 102:  Fishery Management Measures of the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018

Meeting Notice August 27, 2020 The Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Fishery Management Councils will convene a joint workgroup to address Section 102:  Fishery Management Measures of the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018.  This section of the Act expands the range of management mechanisms for the recreational sector and provides additional flexibility…

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Gulf Council and NOAA Fisheries Hosts a Virtual Question and Answer Session with the Public

For Immediate Release August 19, 2020   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council and NOAA Fisheries will host a virtual question and answer session to provide the public with an opportunity to ask questions about the science and management of fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico.   The Gulf Council Chairman, Dr. Tom Frazer…

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