Atlantic Menhaden FMP Amendment 3

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The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) recently approved Amendment 3 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Atlantic Menhaden. The Amendment maintains the management program’s current single-species biological reference points until the review and adoption of menhaden-specific ecological … Continued

2017 NAFO Regulatory Area Fishing Opportunities (USA)

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NOAA Fisheries is soliciting interest in fishing opportunities in the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) Regulatory Area for 2017. The announcement published in the Federal Register contains information on the available quotas for U.S. fishermen and outlines the process and … Continued