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An Executive Director’s Reflections on past and future federal fisheries management
NOAA Fisheries announces the 2016-2017 recreational fishing season for black sea bass in the South Atlantic Region will start on April 1, 2016, and...
King mackerel are divided into two migratory groups: the Gulf and Atlantic groups. The groups are divided into zones and subzones, and each group,...

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Designated Spawning Special Management Zones designed to protect habitat and snapper grouper species
Council Seeking Applicants for Fishery Economist Position; Deadline to Apply is April 1, 2016