Category Archives: News Releases

06/16/2017 – SAFMC News Release: June 2017 Council Meeting

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 2017 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net [hr] Federal Managers Continue to Address Red Snapper and Cobia Management Efforts underway to allow limited red snapper harvest in 2018; cobia stock assessment scheduled   Members of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council gathered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida…
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4/06/2017- SAFMC News Release: Upcoming Meetings Will Address Federal Fisheries Management Issues

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2017 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net   Upcoming Meetings Will Address Federal Fisheries Management Issues Advisory panels provide grassroot input; Scientists convene in late April; Spiny lobster public hearing in May   Fishermen and others interested in federal fishery management issues will want to mark their…
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4/5/17- SAFMC News Release: Call for Applications for New Citizen Science Advisory Panel

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2017 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net   Calling for Applications to New Citizen Science Advisory Panel The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council is currently soliciting applicants for open advisory panel seats on the new Citizen Science Advisory Panel. The Council has twelve advisory panels composed of…
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03/10/2017 – SAFMC News Release: March 2017 Council Meeting

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2017 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net [hr] Federal Fishery Managers Continue to Explore Options for Red Snapper Recreational data concerns acknowledged; Request for pilot catch share program withdrawn      Members of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council addressed a number of issues affecting offshore fisheries during…
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