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Public Comment on the G.U.L.F. RFM Scheme Open

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Audubon G.U.L.F. is developing a Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) Certification that is “a credible, practical, cost-effective, and transparent approach to fisheries certification. This certification allows companies to demonstrate the responsible practices of the seafood they source.”  Fisheries in the program are Louisiana blue crab and Louisiana oyster. They are taking…

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Enhancements to Login Procedure for Catch Shares Online System

red snapper

KEY MESSAGE: NOAA Fisheries has simplified the login procedure for the catch share online system. The catch share online system is home to the Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) programs for commercial Red Snapper and Grouper-Tilefish as well as the Bluefin Tuna Individual Bycatch Quota (BFT) program. Users no longer have…

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Commerce Dept Announces 2017 GOM Fishery Mgmt Council Appointments

birds in flight along Louisiana coastline

The Secretary of Commerce recently announced the appointment of three members to the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council.  The Council looks forward to welcoming the following appointees on August 11, 2017. Mr. Phillip Dyskow of Florida will join the Council for his first term.  He served as the former…

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