Archive for December, 2017

NOAA Fisheries: New Management Measures in the Gulf Shrimp Fishery

silhouette of trawl arm and net on shrimp boat in water

KEY MESSAGE: A new rule for Amendment 17B to the Shrimp Fishery Management Plan establishes transit provisions for shrimp vessels without a federal permit, specifies a minimum threshold number of Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) shrimp moratorium permits, and identifies a review panel process when that threshold is close to being…

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