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  • Work to Improve Recreational Data Collection Continues

    (NEWSLETTER - Spring 2019)   Great news! NOAA Fisheries is funding the MyFishCount recreational electronic reporting pilot project for an additional year. This continues the support expressed by the Hon. Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce, and Chris Oliver, NOAA Assistant Administrator for...

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  • Chair’s Column: Spring 2019

    (NEWSLETTER - Spring 2019)   Summer is just around the corner and so is the 2019 federal Atlantic red snapper season.  The recreational season will be July 12-14 and July 19-20.  The commercial season opens July 8.  I know many of you...

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  • 05/20/19 – SAFMC Recruitment Announcement – Council Executive Director

    RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT May 20, 2019 Council Executive Director South Atlantic Fishery Management Council 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201 North Charleston, South Carolina 29405 (PDF) - Click Here The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, headquartered in North Charleston, S.C., is responsible for...

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  • Best Practices & Powerheads Amendment

    Photo courtesy of Adrian Gray   Take a look at the public hearings story map for Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 29, which addresses the use of best fishing practices to improve survival of released snapper grouper species, including the use of descending devices...

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