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FB15-066: Trip Limit Decreased to 500 Pounds per Trip for Commercial Harvest of Vermilion Snapper in the South Atlantic
FB15-065: Commercial Harvest of Gray Triggerfish Will Close in South Atlantic Waters on September 8, 2015
FB15-061: Reminder: Recreational Harvest of Hogfish in South Atlantic Waters Will Close on August 24, 2015

News Releases

Designation of Spawning Special Management Zones, black sea bass pot fishery, hogfish, draft Vision Blueprint and more
SAFMC Recruitment Announcement for Council Executive Director; Applications Being Accepted Through August 7, 2015
Council Seeks Applicants for Federal Fishery Advisory Panels; Deadline to apply is July 31, 2015