South Atlantic Council Set to Meet in Myrtle Beach, SC from September 12-16, 2016; Click image for details Federal Fisheries Research Grant Opportunities Now Available! Read the Call for Proposals and Deadlines for Applications


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NOAA Fisheries has determined 75 percent of the July-December quota of 431,460 pounds whole weight will be landed by August 28, 2016.
Recreational harvest in federal waters will reopen at 12:01 a.m. (local time) on January 1, 2017.

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Options designed to reduce discards and allow harvest considered; public hearings scheduled for cobia, mutton snapper