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New Functions for Individual Fishing Quota Landing Transactions

This NOAA Fisheries Bulletin is provided as a courtesy: Key Message: NOAA Fisheries is sending this notification to ensure Individual Fishing Quota program (IFQ) participants are informed about new and important updates to the Catch Share Online System. For further information, IFQ participants can contact Catch Share Support at (866) 425-7627 between 8:00 a.m. and…

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NOAA Offers Online Webinars for Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish and Coastal Migratory Pelagic For-Hire Permit Holders

This NOAA Fisheries Bulletin is provided as a courtesy: NOAA Offers Online Webinars for Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish and Coastal Migratory Pelagic For-Hire Permit Holders Topic: Southeast For-Hire Integrated Electronic Reporting Program Vessel Monitoring System Requirements Key Message: NOAA Fisheries’ Southeast Regional Office is in the process of implementing Phase 2 of the Southeast…

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2020 Law Enforcement Officer/Team of the Year Awarded to Texas Parks and Wildlife’s Marine Tactical Operations Group

For Immediate Release August 25, 2021 The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council presented the 2020 Law Enforcement Officer/Team of the Year award to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Division of Law Enforcement Marine Tactical Operations Group. The Council’s Team/Officer of the Year award acknowledges service above and beyond duty requirements and recognizes distinguished service,…

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Gulf Council Convenes a Hybrid Virtual and In-Person Meeting of its Ecosystem Technical Committee

Meeting Notice August 23, 2021   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a hybrid virtual and in-person meeting of its Ecosystem Technical Committee Meeting from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM, EDT on September 10, 2021. The meeting will be held at our Gulf Council offices located at 4107 W. Spruce Street, Suite…

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In-Person and Virtual Participation Instructions for the August 2021 Council Meeting

For Immediate Release August 20, 2021   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will host a hybrid virtual and in-person meeting August 23-26, 2021. The meeting agenda and briefing materials are available on the Council meeting webpage. Both in-person and virtual attendees are welcome to join the meeting.   The public will have…

August 2021 Council Meeting Preview

Next week, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a hybrid in-person and virtual meeting from August 23-26, 2021. The meeting will be held at the Hilton Palacio del Rio Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. You can also join the meeting by webinar. The public will have two opportunities to interact with the…