SOUTHEAST FISHERY BULLETIN
October 7, 2015
NOAA Fisheries Seeks Public Comment on a Proposed Rule for Dolphin Wahoo and Snapper-Grouper
Comment Period Ends November 6, 2015
NOAA Fisheries is seeking public comment on the proposed rule for Amendment 7 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Dolphin Wahoo Fishery of the Atlantic and Amendment 33 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region (Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 7 and Snapper-Grouper Amendment 33). The proposed rule published on October 7, 2015 (80 FR 60601), with a comment period ending on November 6, 2015.
The management measures in Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 7 and Snapper-Grouper Amendment 33 address dolphin, wahoo, and snapper-grouper species lawfully harvested by recreational fishers in The Bahamas and brought to the U.S. federal waters.
The proposed rule would:
Request for Comments
Comments on the proposed rule must be received no later than November 6, 2015, to be considered by NOAA Fisheries. See the Addresses section for information on where and how to submit comments.
Electronic or hardcopies of the proposed rule may be obtained from:
You may submit comments by the following methods:
Southeast Regional Office
Sustainable Fisheries Division
263 13th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
All comments received are a part of the public record and will generally be posted for public viewing on www.regulations.gov without change. All personal identifying information (e.g., name, address, etc.), confidential business information, or otherwise sensitive information submitted voluntarily by the sender will be publicly accessible. NOAA Fisheries will accept anonymous comments (enter "N/A" in the required fields if you wish to remain anonymous).
For more information on the proposed rule for Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 7 and Snapper-Grouper Amendment 33, please follow this link to the Frequently Asked Questions:
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FB15-077: NOAA Fisheries Seeks Public Comment on a Proposed Rule for Dolphin Wahoo and Snapper-Grouper - Comment Period Ends November 6, 2015