The Council is seeking public comments on a 5-year review of the golden tilefish individual fishing quota program. Comments are due by November 17, 2017.
In 2017, NOAA has provided a total of over $100,000 across four Fish Habitat Partnerships to support prioritization, monitoring, and data analysis projects. These projects support the goals of the National Fish Habitat Action Plan and align with NOAA’s efforts to protect, restore, and promote stewardship of coastal and marine habitat to support our nation's fisheries for future generations.
Representatives from the Northeast Fisheries Science Center's Fisheries Sampling Branch will be conducting outreach in New Jersey ports October 3-5, 2017.
Beginning March 12, 2018, all charter and party vessels that hold a federal permit for species managed by the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council will be required to electronically submit vessel trip reports for all trips carrying passengers for hire.
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