Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award Presented to Sergeant Scott Dupre of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

For Immediate Release January 27, 2021 The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council presented the 2019 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year award to Sergeant Scott Dupre of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Law Enforcement Division. The Council’s Officer of the Year award acknowledges service above and beyond duty requirements and recognizes distinguished…

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The Public Will Have Two Opportunities to Interact with Fishery Management Leadership During the January 25-28, 2021 Council Meeting

For Immediate Release January 21, 2020 The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council meets January 25-28, 2021 by webinar. The Council is scheduled to take final action on four items at this meeting: Reef Fish Amendment 48/Red Drum Amendment 5 – Status Determination Criteria and Optimum Yield for Reef Fish and Red Drum Framework Action…

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NOAA Fisheries reaches out to fishermen by phone; conducting surveys for scientists to assess impacts on commercial/for-hire fishing operations and seafood dealers/processors related to COVID-19

The following NOAA Fisheries Bulletin is provided as a courtesy: ISSUE DATE: January 22, 2021                                                                                 …

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Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Announces Greater Amberjack Funding Opportunity for Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic Regions  

This news release is provided as a courtesy to our subscribers. January 8, 2021   The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium (MASGC) is accepting proposal submissions to estimate the abundance of greater amberjack in the U.S. waters in the Gulf of Mexico (GoMEX) and South Atlantic (SA) regions. Proposal instructions are available in the funding request.…

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