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FB15-076: Correction to Final Rule to Expand Boundaries of Habitat Areas of Particular Concern and to Modify Transit Provisions for Rock Shrimpers
FB15-070: Notice of Availability for Public Comments on Changes Proposed for Dolphin Wahoo and Snapper-Grouper - Comment Period Ends November 16, 2015

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NC Division of Marine Fisheries Marine Patrol Officer Jonathan Weaver receives award
Federal Fishery Managers Move Forward to Protect Spawning Areas; Spawning Special Management Zones proposed; other measures for blueline tilefish,...
Designation of Spawning Special Management Zones, black sea bass pot fishery, hogfish, draft Vision Blueprint and more