Category Archives: News Releases

Council Approves Measures to Modify Catch Limits; Delays Action of VMS

South Atlantic Fishery Management Council   News Release   December 13, 2012 CONTACT: Kim IversonPublic Information Officer(843) 571-4366   Council Approves Measures to Modify Catch Limits; Delays Action on VMS     Yellowtail snapper limits increase, trigger for shallow water grouper removed, red snapper dates set for 2013 Formatted Version (PDF)        Members of the South Atlantic Fishery…
Read more

SSC Meeting Begins Next Week

South Atlantic Fishery Management Council   News Release   October 18, 2012 CONTACT: Kim IversonPublic Information Officer(843) 571-4366   Scientific and Statistical Committee Meeting Begins Next Week     Advisors to provide fishing level recommendations and other guidance used for management News Release (Formatted PDF) Meeting Agendas and Materials     The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee…
Read more

Increases to Black Sea Bass Annual Catch Limits Under Consideration

South Atlantic Fishery Management Council   News Release   April 29, 2013 CONTACT: Kim IversonPublic Information Officer(843) 571-4366 Increases to Black Sea Bass Annual Catch Limits Under Consideration     Council plans special meeting via webinar May 13, 2013 to address increase; public comment open News Release (Formatted PDF)      Fishermen eagerly waiting for the black sea…
Read more

Council Moves One Step Closer to Creating MPAs

South Atlantic Fishery Management Council  News Release  March 13, 2007 CONTACT: Kim Iverson Public Information Officer (843) 571-4366 Council Moves One Step Closer to Creating Marine Protected Areas Summary Motions Amendment 14 to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan was approved by the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council during its March meeting last week in…
Read more