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Final Rule to Implement Modifications to Vessel Monitoring System Reporting Requirements for Gulf Federally Permitted Charter and Headboat Vessels

This message is provided as a courtesy: Key Message: NOAA Fisheries announces a final rule that will establish Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) reporting requirements for Charter and Headboat Vessels with Gulf reef fish and Gulf coastal migratory pelagic federal permits. When the Rule Will Take Effect: Regulations will be effective December 13, 2021. What This…

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NOAA Offers Online Workshop for Gulf of Mexico Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program Participants

This NOAA Fisheries Bulletin is provided as a courtesy: Key Message: NOAA Fisheries invites all Individual Fishing Quota program (IFQ) participants to attend a virtual workshop, including brief presentations followed by Q&A sessions. For further information, IFQ participants can contact Catch Share Support at (866) 425-7627 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Eastern Standard Time…