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In Public Notices – South Atlantic Fishery Management Council Approves Broad Range of Federal Management Measures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 23, 2013  The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council approved several amendments to federal fishery management plans during its quarterly meeting this past week in Charleston, South Carolina, including measures to help reduce bycatch, increase annual catch limits, improve data reporting, and provide further protection of deepwater coral areas. The Council considered recommendations from its advisory. more here 15:59