Category Archives: News Releases

06/15/18 – SAFMC News Release: Council Approves Management Changes for Atlantic Cobia

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2018 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net   Council Approves Management Changes for Atlantic Cobia           Proposed transfer of management will affect cobia offshore from Georgia to New York    Members of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council approved an amendment to remove Atlantic cobia from the…
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04/03/18 – SAFMC News Release: Upcoming Meetings Will Address Federal Fisheries Management Issues

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2018 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net [hr] Upcoming Meetings Will Address Federal Fisheries Management Issues Advisory panels provide grassroots input; Cobia Stock ID Workshop; Scientists convene in May   Fishermen and others interested in federal fishery management issues will want to mark their calendars for upcoming…
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03/09/18 – SAFMC News Release: Council Delays Changes to Atlantic Cobia Management at March Council Meeting

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 9, 2018 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net [hr] Council Delays Changes to Atlantic Cobia Management           Fishery managers to wait for Stock ID Workshop preliminary results available in June   After reviewing public comment and considering various management alternatives and timing, members of the South Atlantic Fishery…
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01/18/18 – SAFMC News Release: Council Seeks Applicants for Federal Fishery Advisory Panels; Workgroup

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 18, 2018 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net [hr] Council Seeks Applicants for Federal Fishery Advisory Panels; Workgroup New System Management Plan Workgroup formed to address managed areas   The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council is currently soliciting applicants for open advisory panel seats as well as positions…
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