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2005 Fishery Bulletins

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Bulletin NumberDateTitle
FB05-071 December 29, 2005Final Rule for a Regulatory Amendment to the Reef Fish Fishery Management. Plan Implementing a Commercial Grouper Trip Limit
FB05-070 December 29, 2005Final Rule Implements Generic EFH Amendment 3
FB05-069 December 22, 2005Western Gulf of Mexico Fuel Oil Spill Advisory
FB05-068 December 23, 2005Authorized Use of Restricted Tow Times for Shrimp Trawlers in Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana Waters out to 20 Nautical Miles
FB05-067 December 19, 2005Red Snapper Commercial Fishery in Gulf of Mexico Federal Waters will remain open until Noon, December 31, 2005
FB05-066 December 12, 2005Final Rule for Amendment 6 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Shrimp Fishery of the South Atlantic Region
FB05-065 November 29, 2005Red Snapper Commercial Fishery in Gulf of Mexico Federal Waters will open at Noon, December 1, 2005
FB05-064 November 24, 2005Authorized Use of Restricted Tow Times for Shrimp Trawlers in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Certain Parts of Texas
FB05-063 November 22, 2005Availability of Amendment 13 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Shrimp Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico
FB05-062 November 22, 2005Proposed Rule for Commercial Grouper Trip Limit Available for Public Review and Comments
FB05-061 November 15, 2005King Mackerel Commercial Fishery closed in Western Gulf from U.S./Mexico Border to Alabama/Florida Boundary
FB05-060 November 15, 2005Tilefish Commercial Fishery in Gulf of Mexico Federal Waters will close at 12:01 A.M., local time, November 21, 2005
FB05-059 November 8, 2005A Revised Control Date for the Atlantic Spanish Mackerel Fishery
FB05-058 October 28, 2005Final Rule for Caribbean Comprehensive Amendment (Small Entity Compliance Guide)
FB05-057 November 1, 2005Red Snapper Commercial Fishery in Gulf of Mexico Federal Waters will open at Noon, November 1, 2005
FB05-056  October 21, 2005Recreational Red Snapper Fishery in Gulf of Mexico Federal Waters will close at 12:01 A.M., Local Time, November 1, 2005
FB05-055  October 21, 2005Authorized Use of Restricted Tow Times for Shrimp Trawlers in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and certain parts of Texas
FB05-053  October 21, 2005Southeast Bycatch Workshop Postponed
FB05-052 November 1, 2005 Recreational Red Grouper Fishery in Gulf of Mexico Federal Waters closed at 12:01 A.M., local time, November 1, 2005
FB05-051 October 11, 2005

Authorized Use of Restricted Tow Times For Shrimp Trawlers In Certain State and Federal Waters Off Louisiana and Texas

 

FB05-049September 27, 2005Proposed Rule for Generic Amendment 3 Available for Public Review and Comments
FB05-048September 22, 2005Authorized Use of Restricted Tow Times for Shrimp Trawlers in Certain State and Federal Waters off Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana
FB05-047September 27, 2005Red Snapper Commercial Fishery in Gulf of Mexico Federal Waters will open at noon, October 1, 2005
FB05-046September 13, 2005Proposed rule for Caribbean Comprehensive Amendment available for public review and comment
FB05-044September 29, 2005Shallow-Water Grouper Commercial Fishery in Gulf of Mexico Federal Federal Waters will Close at 12:01 A.M., local time, October 10, 2005
FB05-043August 25, 2005Red Snapper Commercial Fishery in Gulf of Mexico Federal Waters will open at noon, September 1, 2005
FB05-042August 10, 2005Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Snapper Grouper Fishery in the South Atlantic; Request for Comments
FB05-041August 9, 2005Southeast Bycatch Workshop
FB05-040July 25, 2005Red Snapper Commercial Fishery in Gulf of Mexico Federal Waters will open at noon, August 1, 2005
FB05-039July 20, 2005Trip Limit for Shallow-Water Grouper Reduced to 5,500 Pounds
FB05-038July 25, 2005Final Rule implements Reef Fish Amendment 24 establishing a Limited Access System for the Gulf of Mexico Commercial Reef Fish Fishery
FB05-037July 11, 2005Final Rule for Amendment 15 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Coastal Migratory Pelagic Resources of the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico
FB05-036July 21, 2005Temporary Rule Implemented to Reduce Recreational Red Grouper Harvest in the Gulf of Mexico for the 2005 Fishing Year
FB05-035July 6, 2005Shrimp Fishery to Re-open off Texas on July 15, 2005
FB05-033June 22, 2005Red Snapper Commercial Fishery in Gulf of Mexico Federal Waters will Open at NOON, July 1, 2005
FB05-032June 22, 2005NOAA’S National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Completes Annual Turtle Excluder Device Testing– 180 Florida Loggerhead Sea Turtles Returned to the Wild
FB05-031June 16, 2005Caribbean Comprehensive Amendment to Address Sustainable Fishery Act Requirements Available for Public Review and Comment
FB05-030June 10, 2005Final Rule Implements Reef Fish Amendment 23 Establishing a Rebuilding Plan for Vermilion Snapper (Small Entity Compliance Guide)
FB05-029 June 10, 2005Final Rule Implements Reef Fish Amendment 22 Establishing Red Snapper Biological Reference Points, Stock Rebuilding Plan, and Reef Fish Reporting Requirements (Small Entity Compliance Guide)
FB05-028 June 13, 2005Deep-Water Grouper Commercial Fishery in Gulf of Mexico Federal Waters will Close at 12:01 a.m., Local Time, June 23, 2005
FB05-027 May 27, 2005Proposed Rule for Amendment 6 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Shrimp Fishery of the South Atlantic Region Available for Public Review and Comment
FB05-026  May 25, 2005Red Snapper Commercial Fishery in Gulf of Mexico Federal waters will open at noon, June 1, 2005
FB05-025 June 1. 2005Combined trip limit for deep-water Grouper and shallow-water Grouper reduced to 7,500 pounds
FB05-023  May 17, 2005Coastal Conservation Association submits petition for emergency regulations or interim measures to address overfishing of Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico
FB05-022  May 6, 2005Federal waters off Texas closed to shrimping on May 15, 2005
FB05-021 April 25, 2005Red Snapper commercial fishery in Gulf of Mexico Federal waters will open at noon, May 1, 2005
FB05-020  April 1, 2005Moratorium Charter Vessel/Headboat Permit Application reopened under an emergency rule
FB05-019  March 25, 2005Red Snapper Commercial Fishery in Gulf of Mexico Federal Waters will Open at 12:01 A.M., local time, April 21, 2005, and close at 12:00 midnight, local time, October 31, 2005
FB05-018   March 24, 2005Red Snapper Commercial Fishery in Gulf of Mexico Federal Waters will Open at Noon, April 1, 2005
FB05-017   March 17, 2005Proposed rule for Amendment 15 to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the Coastal Migratory Pelagic Resources of the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Available for Public Review and Comment
FB05-016   March 15, 2005Gulf Shrimp Vessel Permits: A Reminder
FB05-015   March 15, 2005Trip Limit reduced to 500 pounds per day off the Florida East Coast for vessels commercially fishing for Spanish Mackerel
FB05-014   March 16, 2005Proposed Rule for Vermilion Snapper Biological Reference Points, Stock Rebuilding Plan, and Harvest Reductions Measures Available for Public Review and Comment
FB05-013   March 4, 2005Amendment 15 to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the Coastal Migratory Pelagic Resources of the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico available for public review and comment
FB05-012   March 4, 2005Amendment 6 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Shrimp Fishery of the South Atlantic Region available for public review and comment
FB05-010February 23, 2005King Mackerel trip limit decreased to 500 pounds per day for commercial hook-and-line vessels fishing in the Southern Florida West Coast Subzone
FB05-009February 23, 2005Red Snapper commercial fishery in Gulf of Mexico Federal waters will open at noon, March 1, 2005
FB05-008February 17, 2005Emergency rule establishes trip limits for commercial shallow-water and deep-water Grouper Fisheries in the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Gulf of Mexico
FB05-007February 7, 2005Gag study seeks commercial fishermen March and April 2005
FB05-006January 25, 2005Trip Limit reduced to 1,500 pounds per day off the Florida east coast for vessels commercially fishing for Spanish Mackerel
FB05-005January 25, 2005Commercial King Mackerel fishery closed for vessels using run-around gillnets in the southern Florida west coast subzone
FB05-004January 25, 2005King Mackerel trip limit increased to 75 fish per day for commercial hook-and-line vessels fishing in the Florida east coast subzone
FB05-003January 14, 2005Area of Grammanik Bank Closed off St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands Small Entity Compliance Guide
FB05-002January 6, 2005Red Snapper Commercial Fishery in Gulf of Mexico waters will open at noon, February 1, 2005
NOAA-05-R101January 6, 2005Commerce Secretary Appoints Fishery Council Member
FB05-001January 5, 2005Gag, Red Snapper and Black Grouper Commercial Fisheries in Gulf of Mexico Federal waters will close February 15 until March 15, 2005