Public Hearings About Spawning Special Management Zones Set for April 20-23, 2015; See Public Hearing Page for More Information Final Summary Motions Now Available from March 2015 Council Meeting Keep Up with Current Fishery Closures - Check out the SAFMC Regulations Page Upcoming SAFMC Advisory Panel Meetings in April: Habitat, Snapper Grouper, Mackerel, and Joint Deepwater Shrimp and Shrimp; See Advisory Panel meeting page for details Winter 2015 Issue of the South Atlantic Update Now Available! SAFMC Scientific & Statistical Committee and Socio-Economic Panel to Meet April 28-30 in Charleston, SC


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FB15-021: NOAA Fisheries Announces the 2015-2016 Recreational Fishing Season for Black Sea Bass in the South Atlantic Region
Forward from Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council: Council Recommends Emergency Action for Blueline Tilefish in the Mid-Atlantic

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SAFMC Currently Seeking Applications for Scientific Advisors - Applications due April 19, 2015
Upcoming Meetings Will Address Federal Fisheries Management Issues; Scientists convene in April; Advisory panels provide grass roots input; Spawning...
Federal Fishery Managers Address Proposed Regulations During Meeting Week; Management of blueline tilefish along the East Coast, Spawning Special...