Category Archives: News Releases

08/03/18 – SAFMC News Release: Red Snapper Opening Offers Opportunity for Limited Harvest and Improved Data Collection

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2018 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net [hr]   Red Snapper Opening Offers Opportunity for Limited Harvest and Improved Data Collection Information gathered during 2018 season will help determine future management of red snapper Recreational fishermen gearing up for the upcoming red snapper mini-season are reminded that…
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08/02/18 – SAFMC News Release: Council Seeks Applicants for Federal Fishery Advisory Panels and Workgroup

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 2, 2018 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net Council Seeks Applicants for Federal Fishery Advisory Panels and Workgroup 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 fishing representatives…
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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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