Fishery Bulletin – Commercial Harvest of Gray Triggerfis​h in South Atlantic Waters Closes on July 7

Commercial harvest of gray triggerfish in South Atlantic waters will close, at 12:01 a.m. (local time) on July 7, 2013. Commercial harvest will reopen at 12:01 a.m. (local time) on January 1, 2014. The 2013 commercial catch limit is 305,262 pounds whole weight. Reports indicate that commercial landings are rapidly approaching the 2013 catch limit.  continued here

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    These guys are suffering through the NMFS identity crisis!

    SOUTHEAST FISHERY BULLETIN (South Atlantic)

    Below is a Southeast Fishery Bulletin recently distributed from NOAA Fisheries Service that may be of interest. To see the complete Fishery Bulletins visit the NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional Office at: http://sero.nmfs.noaa.gov/fishery_bulletins/index.html.

    Is there really a NOAA Fisheries Regional office? Really?