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Bulletin NumberDateTitle
FB10-113December 30, 2010Reminder of Seasonal Closure For Shallow Water Grouper in the South Atlantic
FB10-112December 29, 2010NOAA Will Publish a Final Rule to Establish Annual Catch Limits and Accountability Measures for Nine South Atlantic Snapper-Grouper Species
FB10-111December 27, 2010Clarification on the New Seasonal Closure of Bajo de Sico in the U.S. Caribbean
FB10-110December 27, 2010Modifications to Programmatic General Permit SAJ-71 for Holders of the Federal Permit for Aquacultured Live Rock in the Exclusive Economic Zone
FB10-109December 23, 2010Reminder about 2011 Recreational Grouper Regulations in the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-108December 10, 2010Clarification: Red Snapper Fishing is Prohibited in the South Atlantic Federal Waters
FB10-107December 3, 2010

NOAA Publishes a Rule to Prohibit Royal Red Shrimp Fishing in Portions of the Gulf of Mexico Affected by the BP/Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

FB10-106December 3, 2010

NOAA Fisheries Service Announces the Publication of a Final Rule Intended to End Overfishing of Red Snapper in the South Atlantic

FB10-105November 30, 2010Reminders Regarding the Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program in the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-104November 30, 2010Temporary Regulations to Reduce the Harvest of Gag in the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-103November 30, 20102011 Decrease of the Gulf of Mexico Red Grouper Commercial Quota and New Requirements for Buoy Gear
FB10-102November 24, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Closes Federal Waters to Royal Red Shrimp Fishing
FB10-101November 22, 2010Gulf of Mexico Recreational Greater Amberjack Season to Remain Open Through the End of 2010
FB10-100November 19, 2010Commercial Fishing for Black Sea Bass to Reopen in the South Atlantic Federal Waters December 1 until December 15, 2010
FB10-099November 17, 2010Seasonal Area Restrictions on Fishing in Caribbean Federal Waters Begin at 12:01 a.m., Local Time, December 1, 2010
FB10-098November 16, 2010Reminder the Recreational Red Snapper Season in the Gulf of Mexico Ends 12:01 a.m., Monday, November 22, 2010
FB10-097November 15, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Re-opens Federal Waters to Commercial and Recreational Fishing
FB10-096November 2, 2010NOAA Fisheries Service Publishes Final Rule to Modify the Seasonal Closure of Bajo de Sico in the U.S. Caribbean
FB10-095October 22, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Re-opens Federal Waters Offshore from the Florida Panhandle to Commercial and Recreational Fishing
FB10-094October 21, 2010King Mackerel Trip Limit Will Decrease to 500 Pounds per Day for Commercial Vessels Fishing in the Northern Florida West Coast Subzone
FB10-093October 19, 2010Reminder of Seasonal Boundary Shifts Beginning November 1, 2010, for Atlantic and Gulf Groups of King Mackerel off the Florida Coast
FB10-092October 14, 2010Greater Amberjack Commercial Harvest Closed to Vessels Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico Federal Waters
FB10-091October 15, 2010NOAA Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule to Decrease the Red Grouper Quota and Require Buoy Gear Floats to be Marked When Used in the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-090October 15, 2010NOAA Seeks Comments on Proposed Temporary Rule to Reduce Harvest of Gag in the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-089October 15, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Re-opens Federal Waters Offshore from the Florida Panhandle to Commercial and Recreational Fishing
FB10-088October 12, 2010Seasonal Prohibition on the Possession of Black, Blackfin, Vermilion, and Silk Snapper in Caribbean Federal Waters Began at 12:01 a.m., Local Time, October 1, 2010
FB10-087October 12, 2010NOAA Seeks Public Comments on a Proposed Rule to Establish Annual Catch Limits and Accountability Measures for Nine South Atlantic Snapper-Grouper Species
FB10-086October 5, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Re-opens Federal Waters South of the Mississippi River Delta to Commercial and Recreational Fishing
FB10-085October 1, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Re-opens Federal Waters Southwest of the Mississippi River Delta to Commercial and Recreational Fishing
FB10-084September 27, 2010Commercial Fishing for Vermilion Snapper Closed to Vessels Fishing in the South Atlantic Federal Waters on October 6, 2010
FB10-083September 27, 2010Commercial Fishing for Black Sea Bass Closed to Vessels Fishing in the South Atlantic Federal Waters on October 7, 2010
FB10-082September 21, 2010Re-opening of the Recreational Red Snapper Season in the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-081September 21, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Re-opens offshore Federal Waters to Commercial and Recreational Fishing
FB10-080September 22, 2010Opportunity for Public Comment on Annual Catch Limits and Accountability Measures for Nine South Atlantic Snapper-Grouper Species
FB10-079September 15, 2010NOAA Regional Ocean Partnership Funding Program
FB10-078September 3, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Re-opens Federal Waters offshore the Florida Panhandle to Commercial and Recreational Fishing
FB10-077September 2, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Re-opens Federal Waters off Florida, Alabama, and Mississippi to Commercial and Recreational Fishing
FB10-076September 2, 2010Gulf of Mexico Recreational Greater Amberjack Fishery To Remain Open Through mid-October 2010, or Until Further Notice
FB10-075 August 17, 2010NOAA Fisheries Service Seeks Public Comments on a Proposed Emergency Action to Authorize the Re-opening of the Recreational Red Snapper Season in the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-074 August 27, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Re-opens Federal Waters off Western Louisiana to Commercial and Recreational Fishing
FB10-073 August 13, 2010NOAA Fisheries Service Requests Comments on a Proposed Rule Intended to End Overfishing of Red Snapper in the South Atlantic
FB10-072 August 12, 2010 Reminders Regarding the Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program in the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-071 August 10, 2010 BP Oil Spill: NOAA Re-opens Federal Waters off the Florida Panhandle to Commercial and Recreational Finfish Fishing
FB10-070 July 28, 2010NOAA Fisheries Service Seeks Comments on a Proposed Rule to Modify the Seasonal Closure of Bajo de Sico in the U.S. Caribbean
FB10-069 July 26, 2010Flynet Turtle Excluder Device Voucher Program
FB10-068 July 29, 2010NOAA Fisheries Service Requests Comments on South Atlantic snapper-Grouper Amendment 17A - Comment Period Ends September 27, 2010
FB10-067 July 23, 2010Opportunity for Public Comment on Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Actions to Establish Annual Catch Limits in the U.S. Caribbean
FB10-066 July 22, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Re-opens Previously Closed Portions of the Gulf of Mexico to Commercial and Recreational Fishing
FB10-065 July 21, 2010Reminder that Recreational Fishing for Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico Closes 12:01 a.m. Local Time July 24, 2010
FB10-064 July 13, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Modifies Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-063 July 12, 2010Information about the Federal Fishing Closure in Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-062 July 12, 2010 Shrimp Fishery to Re-Open Off Texas on July 12, 2010
FB10-061  July 12, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Modifies Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-060  July 4, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Modifies Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-059 June 28, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Modifies Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-058 June 28, 20102010 Recreational and Commercial Quotas Set for Greater Amberjack in the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-057 June 23, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Modifies Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-056 June 22, 2010NOAA Fisheries Service Publishes Final Rule to Implement the Comprehensive Ecosystem-Based Amendment 1
FB10-055 June 21, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Modifies Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-054June 16, 2010 BP Oil Spill: NOAA Modifies Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-053 June 7, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Modifies Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-052 June 5, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Modifies Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-051 June 4, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Modifies Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-050 June 2, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Modifies Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-049 June 1, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Modifies Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-048 May 31, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Modifies Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-047 May 28, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Modifies Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-046 May 27, 2010NOAA Supports Expansion of For-Hire Fishing Survey in Gulf of Mexico
FB10-045 May 25, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Modifies Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-044 May 25, 2010Commercial Fishery for Black Sea Bass to Re-open in the South Atlantic
FB10-043 May 24, 2010Recertification of Two Bycatch Reduction Devices (BRDs) for the Southeastern Shrimp Fishery
 
FB10-042 May 21, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Modifies Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-041 May 18, 2010NOAA Fisheries Service Announces Extension to Red Snapper Interim Rule in the South Atlantic
FB10-040 May 18, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Modifies Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-039 May 18, 2010Recreational Red Snapper Opening Date, Open Fishing Areas, and Increased Sampling of Gulf of Mexico Recreational Fisheries
FB10-038 May 17, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Modifies Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-037 May 14, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Modifies Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-035 May 12, 2010BP Oil Spill: NOAA Modifies Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-034 May 11, 2010Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: NOAA Publishes a Rule to Expedite the Closing and Opening of Areas in the Oil-Affected Portions of Federal Waters in the Southeastern United States
FB10-033 May 11, 2010NOAA Fisheries Service Reminds Commercial Reef Fish Permit Holders of Upcoming Need for an Endorsement to Use Bottom Longlines for Reef Fish in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico
FB10-032 May 10, 2010Reminder of Areas in the Gulf of Mexico Closed to Fishing Due to the BP Oil Spill
FB10-031 May 7, 2010Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: NOAA Modifies and Extends Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-030 May 5, 2010Federal Waters off Texas Closed to Shrimping on May 15, 2010
FB10-029 May 3, 2010Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Emergency Area Closure in the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-028 April 30, 2010Shallow Water Grouper, Red Porgy, Vermilion Snapper, and Black Sea Bass Fisheries to Reopen in the South Atlantic
FB10-027 April 29, 2010Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Quota Increases and June 1 Through July 23 Recreational Season
FB10-026 April 26, 2010NOAA Fisheries Service Publishes Final Rule to Change Bottom Longline Regulations in the Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish Fishery
FB10-025 April 20, 2010NOAA Fisheries Service Seeks Comments on a Proposed Rule to Provisionally Re-Certify Bycatch Reduction Devices (BRDs) and Modify Technical Specifications for a BRD for the Southeastern Shrimp Fishery
FB10-024April 7, 2010 Commercial Fishery for Golden Tilefish Closed to Vessels Fishing in the South Atlantic Federal Waters
FB10-023March 29, 2010 NOAA is Seeking Comments on a Proposed Rule to Increase the Red Snapper Quotas in the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-022 March 26, 2010NOAA Seeks Public Comment on a Proposed Rule for the Implementation of the Comprehensive Ecosystem-Based Amendment 1
FB10-021 March 12, 2010Recommended Strategies to Prevent Sea Turtle Bycatch and Mortality in Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish Fishery
FB10-020 March 15, 2010 Control Dates for the King and Spanish Mackerel Fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico
FB10-019 March 16, 2010 NOAA Seeking Public Comment on the Comprehensive Ecosystem-Based Amendment 1
FB10-018 March 15, 2010Seasonal 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
FB10-017 March 8, 2010NOAA Fisheries Service Requests Comments on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for South Atlantic Snapper Grouper Amendment 17A
FB10-016 March 9, 2010 Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program Reminders
FB10-015  March 8, 2010Reminder of Seasonal Boundary Shifts Beginning April 1, 2010, for Atlantic and Gulf Groups of King Mackerel off the Florida Coast
FB10-014  March 8, 2010Commercial Fishery for Vermilion Snapper Closing to Vessels Fishing in the South Atlantic Federal Waters on March 19, 2010
FB10-013   March 9, 2010Golden Tilefish Trip Limit Decreased to 300 Pounds per day for Commercial Hook-and-Line Vessels in the South Atlantic
FB10-012   March 8, 2010Seasonal Prohibition on the Possession of Mutton and Lane snapper in Caribbean Federal Waters Begins at 12:01 a.m., Local Time, April 1, 2010
FB10-011   March 1, 2010Rule Changes to the Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Programs
FB10-010 February 23, 2010Gulf Group King Mackerel Fishery to Reopen in Federal Waters of the Florida East Coast Subzone March 3, 2010
FB10-009 February 16, 2010NOAA Fisheries Service Seeks Public Comment on Two Exempted Fishing Permits
FB10-008 February 12, 2010King Mackerel Commercial Hook-and-Line Fishery will Close in the Southern Florida West Coast Subzone
FB10-007 February 5, 2010King Mackerel Trip Limit will Decrease to 500 Pounds per Day for Commercial Hook-And-Line Vessel Fishing in the Southern Florida West Coast Subzone
FB10-006 January 27, 2010Gulf Group King Mackerel Commercial Fishery Closing to Vessels Fishing in the Florida East Coast Subzone
FB10-005 January 22, 2010King Mackerel Commercial Gillnet Fishery to Close in the Southern Florida West Coast Subzone
FB10-004 January 20, 2010King Mackerel Trip Limit Will Not Increase for Commercial Hook-and-Line Vessels Fishing in the Florida East Coast Subzone
FB10-003 January 15, 2010NOAA Seeks Comments on a Proposed Rule to Change Bottom Longline Regulations in Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish Fishery
FB10-002 January 13, 2010Reminder to Reef Fish Longline Fishermen about Fishing In and Transiting Eastern Gulf of Mexico Waters
FB10-001 January 8, 2010Reminders for the King Mackerel Commercial Gillnet Fishery in the Southern Florida West Coast Subzone