NACO

National Association of Charterboat Operators

Monkfish Advisory Panel January Meeting

The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Monkfish Advisory Panel on January 9, 2013, to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone. Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.

This meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 9 a.m.

 

 

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Monkfish Oversight & Advisory Meeting

The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Monkfish Oversight Committee and Advisory Panel in December, 2012 to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.

This meeting will be held on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 10 a.m.

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Habitat Oversight Committee December Meeting

The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Habitat Oversight Committee to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.

This meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 9 a.m.

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SSC Public Meeting

The New England Fishery Management Council is scheduling a public meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee on November 19, 2012 to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.

This meeting will be held on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 9 a.m.

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New England Council to Meet

The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a three-day meeting on November 13-15, 2012 to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, November 13-15, starting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, and at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday.

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NMFS Sends Notice of Overfishing in Gulf of Maine

Notification of determination of overfishing and approaching an overfished condition as well as inadequate progress in rebuilding

This action serves as a notice that NMFS, on behalf of the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary), has determined that the Gulf of Maine (GOM) stock of haddock is subject to overfishing and is approaching an overfished condition. In addition, the rebuilding plans for American plaice and the Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic (SNE/MA) stock of winter flounder were found to have not resulted in adequate progress toward rebuilding the affected fish stocks.

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Joint Advisory Panel and Plan Development Team Meeting

The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Joint Advisory Panel and Plan Development Team, in October 2012, to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.

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New England Recreational Advisory Panel Meeting

The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Recreational Advisory Panel to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.

DATES: This meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 9 a.m.

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New England Council Adds Agenda Item

 

The New England Fishery Management Council announced they will discuss the approval of alternatives to be included in the Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology (SBRM) Amendment on Thursday, September 27, 2012, just prior to adjournment. 

 

 

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