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2007 Fishery Bulletins

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Bulletin NumberDateTitle
FB07-055 December 28, 2007NOAA Seeking Public Comments on Amendment to Implement Rebuilding plans for South Atlantic Stocks of Snowy Grouper, Black Sea Bass, and Red Porgy
FB07-054 December 21, 2007Changes Approved to Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) and Red Snapper Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Reporting Requirements
FB07-053 December 21, 2007King Mackerel Trip Limit Decreased to 500 Pounds Per Day for Commercial Hook-And-Line Vessels Fishing In The Northern Florida West Coast Subzone
FB07-052 December 18, 2007An Advisory for Reef Fish Fishermen Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico in 2008
FB07-051 December 14, 2007NOAA Fisheries Service is Seeking Comments on a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) for the Gulf of Mexico Greater Amberjack and Gray Triggerfish Fisheries
FB07-050 December 11, 2007Announcements for Red Porgy, Golden Tilefish, and Snowy Grouper Commercial fisheries in the South Atlantic
FB07-049 December 11, 2007NOAA Fisheries Service announces the opening of the Deep Water Grouper, Shallow Water Grouper and Tilefish fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico
FB07-048 December 11, 2007Important information regarding the Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program
FB07-047 December 5, 2007NOAA Fisheries Service Seeking Public Comments on a Control Date for the Commercial Dolphin/Wahoo Fishery in Federal Waters of the South Atlantic
FB07-046 November 26, 2007Seasonal Area Restrictions On Fishing In Caribbean Federal Waters Begin At 12:01 A.M., Local Time, December 1, 2007
FB07-044 October 31, 2007King Mackerel commercial fishery closed in western Gulf of Mexico from U.S./Mexican border to Alabama/Florida boundary
FB07-043 October 26, 2007NOAA Fisheries Service Seeking Public Comments on a Proposed Control Date for the For-Hire Fishery in Federal Waters of the South Atlantic
FB07-042 October 24, 2007Reminder: End of the Year Requirements for Fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program
FB07-041 October 12, 2007Proposed Changes to Regulations for Bycatch Reduction Devices in the Southeastern Shrimp Fishery
FB07-040 October 4, 2007Permit Renewal Reminder to Commercial Reef Fish Permit Holders in the Gulf of Mexico
FB07-039September 24, 2007Reminder about Charterboat, Headboat, and Commercial Permits to Fish for Dolphin or Wahoo in the Atlantic Ocean
FB07-038September 24, 2007Golden Tilefish Commercial Fishery Closed in Federal Waters of the South Atlantic
FB07-037September 20, 2007NOAA Fisheries Service Extends Interim Measures for Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper and Shrimp Fisheries
FB07-036 September 7, 2007Application Period for a Gulf Shrimp Vessel Moratorium Permit Expires October 26, 200
FB07-035  October 23, 2007NOAA Fisheries Service is Seeking Comments on a Proposed Rule to Rebuild Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper
FB07-033 August 23, 2007Reminder to Gulf of Mexico commercial grouper fisherman of a grouper fishery control date and landings history
FB07-032 August 6, 2007NOAA Fisheries Service is Seeking Public Comments on a Proposed Rule to Revise the Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) Reporting Requirements and Red Snapper Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) 3-hour Notification
FB07-031July 26, 2007 NOAA Seeking Public Comment on Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper and Shrimp Amendments to be Reviewed by Secretary of Commerce
FB07-030 July 25, 2007Reminder to Fishermen of the Queen Conch Regulations for Federal Waters in the U.S. Caribbean
FB07-029July 18, 2007Red Snapper Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Fishermen should Register their Landing Locations by August 15, 2007
FB07-028July 5, 2007Shrimp Fishery to Re-Open off Texas on July 15, 2007
FB07-027July 2, 2007 NOAA Fisheries Service announces the availability of Federal assistance to award cooperative agreements under the Marine Fisheries Initiative (MARFIN) and the Cooperative Research Program (CRP)
FB07-026June 25, 2007Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) Trip Declarations: A reminder to vessels in the Gulf Reef Fish fishery
FB07-025June 25, 2007Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Fishing Quota Program useful information
FB07-024 May 23, 2007Annual Economic Survey of Federal Gulf Shrimp Permit Holders
FB07-023  May 22, 2007Deep-Water Grouper Commercial Fishery in Gulf of Mexico Federal Waters will Close at 12:01 A.M., Local Time, June 2, 2007
FB07-022  May 21, 2007Minimum Size Limit Increasing for the Recreational Black Sea Bass Fishery in the South Atlantic
FB07-021 May 11, 2007 Golden Tilefish Trip Limit Decreased to 300 Pounds Per Trip for the Commercial Fishery in Federal Waters of the South Atlantic
FB07-020 April 26, 2007Federal Waters Off Texas Closed Shrimping on May 15, 2007
FB07-019 April 26, 2007Reminder of Landing Requirement to Maintain Commercial Rock Shrimp Endorsement off Georgia and the East Coast of Florida
FB07-018 April 26, 2007NOAA Fisheries Service is Accepting Public Comments on a Proposed Rule to Increase Harvest of Vermilion Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico
FB07-017 April 20, 2007NOAA Seeking Public Comment on Long-Term Measures to Address Overfishing and Bycatch in the Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper and Shrimp Fisheries
FB07-016 April 17, 2007Vermilion Snapper Commercial Fishery in Gulf of Mexico Federal Waters will Close at 12:01 A.M., Local Time, April 22, 2007
FB07-015 April 12, 2007Commercial Fishery for Tilefishes in Gulf of Mexico Federal Waters will Close at 12:01 A.M., Local Time, April 18, 2007
FB07-013  March 28, 2007Interim Measures Finalized for Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper and Shrimp Fisheries
FB07-011 March 20, 2007Reminder of seasonal boundary shifts beginning April 1 for Atlantic and Gulf groups of king mackerel of the Florida coast
FB07-010 March 13, 2007Seasonal prohibition of the possession of mutton and lane snapper in Caribbean Federal waters effective at 12:01 A.M. April 1, 2007
FB07-009 March 2, 2007The Vessel Monitoring System requirement for Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish delayed until May 06, 2007
FB07-008 March 1, 2007The king mackerel trip limit is reduced to 500 pounds beginning 12:01 a.m., March 3, 2007, for commercial hook-and-line vessels fishing for Gulf group king mackerel in the southern Florida west coast subzone
FB07-007 February 16, 2007Shrimp Vessel Moratorium Permits Required Beginning March 26, 2007: A Reminder
FB07-006 February 6, 2007Recreational and Commercial Gag, Red Grouper, and Black Grouper Fisheries in Gulf of Mexico Federal Waters - Will Close February 15th Until March 15, 2007
FB07-005 February 1, 2007Trip Limit Adjustment for Atlantic Group Spanish Mackerel Commercial Fishery in the Southern Zone (Florida)
FB07-004 January 25, 2007Commercial King Mackerel Fishery Closed for Vessels Using Using Run-Around Gillnets in the Southern Florida West Coast Subzone
FB07-003 January 19, 2007King Mackerel Trip Limit Increased to 75 Fish Per Day for Commercial Hook-and-Line Vessels Fishing in the Florida East Coast Subzone
FB07-002 January 18, 2007Seasonal Prohibition of Red, Black, Tiger, Yellowfin, or Yellowedge Grouper in Caribbean Federal Waters and Seasonal Closure of Grammanik Bank off St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
FB07-001 January 5, 2007Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish Trap Endorsements - Set to Expire February 7, 2007