NMFS is accepting proposals under the MAFMC Research Set-Aside Federal Funding Program – DEADLINE: May 6, 2013

March 12, 2013 — The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced that it is accepting proposals under the Mid-Atlantic Council’s Research Set-Aside (RSA) Program for research activities to be conducted in 2014.  Applications must be received by NMFS on or before 5 p.m. EDT on May 6, 2013. NMFS is soliciting proposals that address Mid-Atlantic RSA research priorities concerning summer flounder, scup, black sea bass, longfin squid, Illex squid, Atlantic mackerel, butterfish, river herring, bluefish, and spiny dogfish. NMFS and the Council will give priority to funding proposals addressing the research needs as follows: Continued