Category Archives: News Releases

12/9/16 – SAFMC News Release: Council Approves Electronic Reporting for Federally Permitted Charter Vessels

NEWS RELEASEĀ  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 RELEASEĀ  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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1/11/16 – SAFMC News Release: Council Seeks Applicants for Federal Fishery Advisory Panels

South Atlantic Fishery Management Council News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                  January 11, 2016   Download PDF version here Download Advisory Panel Application (revised 2/17/16) CONTACT:  Kim Iverson Public Information Officer Toll Free 866/SAFMC-10 or 843/571-4366 kim.iverson@safmc.net Council Seeks Applicants for Federal Fishery Advisory Panels  Fishermen and others interested in participating in federal fisheries management are encouraged to apply for open seats on…
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