SAFMC June 2016 Meeting – Briefing Book

Download Complete Briefing Book – All Files


Users now have several options to access the Council meeting briefing book:

  • Option 1 – Download the complete briefing book as a zip file and save to your computer (Use the link above – Download Complete Briefing Book – All Files)
  • Option 2 – Download individual committee folders as a zip file and save to your computer. (Use the links listed next to each committee folder – Download Folder)
  • Option 3
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For-Hire & Commercial Requirements for Sea Turtle Release Gear In Effect

Sea_Turtle_Release_Placard_101310This summer staff from the NOAA Fisheries Pascagoula Lab hit the docks in fishing communities throughout the South Atlantic region to provide training and outreach on required sea turtle release gear and protocols. The requirement affects all vessels in the South Atlantic with a federal commercial permit or a federal charter/headboat permit for harvesting snapper-grouper. The team held workshops to raise awareness about the requirement and improve compliance in the fishery. Workshops covered gear requirements, where to purchase or how … Read More