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NOAA Announces Survey Participation Requirement for Gulf of Mexico Federal For-Hire Permit Holders as Part of The Southeast For-Hire Integrated Electronic Reporting Program

This NOAA Fisheries Bulletin is provided as a courtesy: Key Message: As part of the Southeast For-Hire Integrated Electronic Reporting (SEFHIER) program, NOAA Fisheries is implementing an independent, dockside intercept survey called the SEFHIER Validation Survey.  Vessels with federal for-hire permits for Gulf Reef Fish or Gulf Coastal Migratory Pelagic Fish are required to participate…

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Gulf Council Recommends New Cobia Catch Limits and Management Measures

For Immediate Release October 28, 2021   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council took final action on Coastal Migratory Pelagic Amendment 32: Modifications to the Gulf of Mexico Migratory Group Cobia Catch Limits, Possession Limits, Size Limits, and Framework Procedure. Cobia is jointly managed with the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council and all of…