05/14/14 – Spring 2014 Issue of the SAFMC Newsletter Now Available

The latest issue of the Council's newsletter, South Atlantic Update, is now available.

Highlights from the issue include:

Port Meetings Overview - Read about the series of port meetings held earlier this year as part of the Council's Visioning Project for the snapper grouper fishery.

Chairman's Perspective - Council Chair Ben Hartig provides his insight into the port meetings and the importance of the Marine Resources Education Program - Southeast.

In the News: Artificial reef material deployed on Charleston Deep Reef MPA; Latest reports from NOAA Fisheries show continued improvements in stocks and positive economic gain. 

Black Sea Bass and Red Snapper Update - The Spring fishing season is here and so are the questions about these two species.  Get the latest...

Connecting the Dots - Tying Together Fisheries Management, Data Collection and Science - We begin a new series of articles with this issue of the newsletter to take an in-depth look at these topics, including fishery-dependent and independent data collection, stock assessments, and how management decisions are made.  The series will include interviews with scientists, managers and others directly involved in the process.  Send us your questions!

June 2014 Council Meeting Preliminary Agenda     

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