ASMFC Releases Weakfish Draft Addendum IV for Public Comment

Draft Addendum IV to Amendment 4 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Weakfish is now available for public comment at The Draft Addendum proposes a range of options to revise the management program’s biological reference points and reduce … Continued

Public Hearings on Menhaden Draft Addendum IV

The States of Maine and Maryland, and the Commonwealth of Virginia have scheduled their hearings to gather public comment on Draft Addendum IV to Amendment 1 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden. The dates, times, and locations … Continued

New Regulations for Scientific Research Activities and Exempted Fishing

NOAA Fisheries Service has issued new and revised definitions for certain regulatory terms, and procedural and technical changes to the regulations addressing scientific research activities, exempted fishing, and exempted educational activities under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. This … Continued