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The NOAA Fisheries Service, Southeast Regional Office issues public announcements, Southeast Fishery Bulletins, or News Releases on different topics for the convenience of our constituents. The following links are all PDF documents. You will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed in order to view them. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader you can download it Free from Adobe's web site.

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Bulletin Number Date Title
FB16-027 April 25, 2016 NOAA Fisheries Announces Modifications to Gag and Black Grouper Recreational Management Measures in the Gulf of Mexico
FB16-026 April 14, 2016 NOAA Fisheries Seeks Public Comment on a Proposed Extension of the Gulf of Mexico Commercial Shrimp Permit Moratorium - Comment period ends June 6, 2016
FB16-025 March 29, 2016 NOAA Fisheries Announces the 2016-2017 Recreational Fishing Season for Black Sea Bass in the South Atlantic Region
FB16-024 March 24, 2016 Reminder of Boundary Shifts, Commercial Quotas, and Trip Limits for King Mackerel
FB16-023 March 24, 2016 Commercial Harvest of Gray Triggerfish in South Atlantic Waters Will Close on April 2, 2016
FB16-022 March 23, 2016 Closure of the Southern Florida West Coast Subzone to King Mackerel Hook-and-Line Fishing
FB16-021 March 22, 2016 Commercial Harvest of Vermilion Snapper in South Atlantic Waters Will Close on March 29, 2016
FB16-020 March 22, 2016 Seasonal Prohibition on Fishing for or Possession of Mutton and Lane Snapper in U.S. Caribbean Federal Waters Begins on April 1, 2016, at 12:01 a.m., Local Time

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FB16-019 March 11, 2016 NOAA Fisheries hosts public meetings in April to discuss potential skimmer trawl regulations in Southeast US
FB16-018 March 9, 2016 NOAA Fisheries Announces the Atlantic Migratory Group (Georgia to New York) Cobia Recreational Fishing Season will close on June 20, 2016
FB16-017 March 9, 2016 Commercial Harvest for the Longline Component of Golden Tilefish in South Atlantic Waters Will Close on March 15, 2016
FB16-016 March 8, 2016 Closure of the Southern Florida West Coast Subzone to King Mackerel Gillnet Fishing
FB16-015 March 4, 2016 NOAA Fisheries Seeks Public Comment on a Proposed Rule for Snapper-Grouper in the South Atlantic
FB16-014 March 3, 2016 NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Changes to Gag and Black Grouper Recreational Management Measures in the Gulf of Mexico
FB16-013 March 01, 2016 King Mackerel Trip Limit Increases to 75 Fish per Day for Commercial Hook-And-Line Vessels Fishing in the Florida East Coast Subzone
FB16-012 March 01, 2016 NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on a Proposed Rule to Revise Accountability Measure Language in the U.S. Caribbean Fishery Management Plans - Comment Period Ends March 28, 2016

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FB16-011 February 25, 2016 Trip Limit Decreased to 500 Pounds per Trip for Commercial Harvest of Vermilion Snapper in the South Atlantic
FB16-010 February 23, 2016 Annual Mutton Snapper Spawning Aggregation Seasonal Area Closure in Federal Waters off St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands Begins on March 1, 2016, at 12:01 a.m., Local Time

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FB16-009 February 9, 2016 NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on a Proposal to Revise Accountability Measure Language in the U.S. Caribbean Fishery Management Plans - Comment Period Ends April 4, 2016

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FB16-008 February 5, 2016 Notice of Availability for Public Comments on Changes Proposed for Snapper-Grouper in the South Atlantic - Comment Period Ends April 5, 2016
FB16-007 February 4, 2016 Control Date for the Commercial Sector of the Dolphin and Wahoo Fishery of the Atlantic  - Comment Period Ends March 7, 2016
FB16-006 January 25, 2016 NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on a Proposed Rule to Reallocate Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper - Comment Period Ends March 10, 2016
FB16-005 January 22, 2016 NOAA Fisheries Announces New Regulations for Snapper-Grouper and Golden Crab in the South Atlantic, and Dolphin and Wahoo in the Atlantic Region - Small Entity Compliance Guide
FB16-004 January 21, 2016 NOAA Fisheries Reminder – Valid Federal Commercial Vessel Permit Required to Fish for or Possess Penaeid Shrimp in or from South Atlantic Federal Waters

FB16-003

January 20, 2016

Seasonal Prohibition on Fishing for and Possession of Red, Black, Tiger, Yellowfin, and Yellowedge Grouper in U.S. Caribbean Federal Waters and Seasonal Closure of Grammanik Bank off St. Thomas, U.S. Virgins

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FB16-002

January 15, 2016

Commercial Harvest for Greater Amberjack in South Atlantic Waters Will Close on January 21, 2016


FB16-001

January 13, 2016

NOAA Announces the Final Rule for the Aquaculture Plan for Federal Waters of the Gulf of Mexico