NOAA Fisheries Announces A Reduction in the
Gulf of Mexico Vermilion Snapper Annual Catch Limit
NOAA Fisheries announces a reduction to the annual catch limit for vermilion snapper in the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf). The annual catch limit is the maximum amount of vermilion snapper that can be landed each year. NOAA Fisheries is also specifying a proxy for the maximum sustainable yield, the highest possible annual catch that can be sustained over time.
WHEN RULE WILL TAKE EFFECT:
This rule will take effect on June 13, 2018 at 12:01 a.m.
SUMMARY OF CHANGES:
FORMAL FEDERAL REGISTER NAME/NUMBER: NOAA-NMFS-2017-0106, published May 14, 2018.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)
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Where can I find more information on Reef Fish Amendment 47?
By Mail: Lauren Waters
NOAA Fisheries, Southeast Regional Office
Sustainable Fisheries Division
263 13th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701-5505
By Phone: (727) 824-5305
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