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2019 Recreational Red Snapper Season At-A-Glance

(NEWSLETTER - Summer 2019)   2019 Recreational Red Snapper Season At-A-Glance Recreational mini-season provides lots of action, opportunity for data collection   [caption id="attachment_31876" align="alignleft" width="322"] Photo courtesy of Trey Thompson[/caption] You didn’t have to look far in the news or on social media to see that this year’s 5-day recreational season for red snapper…
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ICAST 2019 Offers Opportunity to Highlight Citizen Science Program

(NEWSLETTER - Summer 2019) [spacer]   ICAST 2019 Offers Opportunity to Highlight Citizen Science Program SAFMC Scamp Release Pilot Project featured at International Trade Show Booth   The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s Citizen Science Program was the focus of Booth #1759, a small but valuable piece of the showroom floor as part of ICAST…
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A Call for Private Recreational Reporting

(NEWSLETTER – Summer 2019)   From the Executive Director’s Desk: A Call for Private Recreational Reporting   As technology continues to advance and mobile applications become readily available, we see the real benefits of recreational reporting. For example, Alabama recently announced the extension of their red snapper season for private anglers based on data collected…
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Secretary of Commerce Reappoints Two Members to the Council

(NEWSLETTER - Summer 2019) [spacer]   Secretary of Commerce Reappoints Two Members to the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council    On June 30, 2019, the Secretary of Commerce announced the appointment of 21 members to the 8 regional fishery management councils representing federal fisheries in the U.S. and its territories. Established by the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery…
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