Category Archives: News Releases

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to Explore Options for Red Snapper Recreational data concerns acknowledged; Request for pilot catch share program withdrawn      Members of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council addressed a number of issues affecting offshore fisheries during…
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1/17/17 – SAFMC News Release: Council Seeks Applicants for Federal Fishery Advisory Panels ; Deadline to Apply is February 10, 2017

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2017 (PDF - click here)Updated 2/3/17 Download AP application CONTACT:  Kim Iverson/Public Information Officer/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net [hr] Council Seeks Applicants for Federal Fishery Advisory Panels The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council is currently soliciting applicants for open advisory panel seats. Working at the grass roots level, advisory panel members provide…
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12/9/16 – SAFMC News Release: Council Approves Electronic Reporting for Federally Permitted Charter Vessels

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 9, 2016 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net Council Approves Electronic Reporting for Federally Permitted Charter Vessels For-hire pilot project underway; measures approved for mutton snapper; scoping options for red snapper Federally permitted charter vessels in the snapper grouper, dolphin wahoo, and coastal migratory pelagic (mackerel and cobia)…
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12/9/16 – SAFMC News Release: Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 9, 2016 (PDF - click here) CONTACT: Kim Iverson/843-571-4366/kim.iverson@safmc.net Federal Fishery Council Recognizes Law Enforcement Officer of the Year NOAA Office of Law Enforcement Special Agent Richard Chesler receives annual award [caption id="attachment_19439" align="alignleft" width="213"] SAFMC Chair, Dr. Michelle Duval awarded NOAA Office of Law Enforcement Special Agent, Richard…
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