Draft Vision Blueprint Now Available - Council Seeking Public Input During Webinars and Comment Stations July 7-30 Upcoming August 2015 SAFMC Public Hearing Meetings & Scoping Webinar for Proposed Snapper Grouper Management Measures Keep Up with Current Fishing Seasons & Fishery Closures - Check out the SAFMC Regulations Page Spring 2015 South Atlantic Update Newsletter Now Available SAFMC Now Accepting Applications for Open Advisory Panel Seats; Deadline to Submit Applications is July 31, 2015


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FB15-055: NOAA Fisheries Announces Re-opening of Commercial and Recreational Sectors for Snowy Grouper in the South Atlantic with New Regulations -...
FB15-054: NOAA Fisheries Reminds Commercial Fishermen that the Recreational Bag Limit Applies for Some Species After a Commercial Closure if the...
FB15-053: NOAA Fisheries Announces Final Rule to Expand Boundaries of Habitat Areas of Particular Concern and to Modify Transit Provisions

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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