Category Archives: News Releases

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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3/11/16: SAFMC News Release – Federal Fishery Managers Approve Measures to Protect Spawning Areas

South Atlantic Fishery Management Council News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                  March 11, 2016   Download PDF version here   CONTACT:  Kim Iverson Public Information Officer Toll Free 866/SAFMC-10 or 843/571-4366 kim.iverson@safmc.net Federal Fishery Managers Approve Measures to Protect Spawning Areas Designated Spawning Special Management Zones designed to protect habitat and snapper grouper species      The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council has…
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