NOAA Fisheries Navigator – March 2012

Insert to the March 2012 Commercial Fisheries News

  • NOAA Fisheries Considering Increasing Opportunities to Sustainably Harvest Swordfish
  • Watch for Socio-economic Surveys this Summer
  • High Rate of Harbor Porpoise Take Results in Fall GOM Gillnet Closure
  • Changes Implemented for the Northeast Small-Mesh Fishery
  • FW 47 Sets New Groundfish Catch Limits, Management Measures for ’12
  • Recreational Bluefish Quota Shared with Commercial Industry
  • Collecting Critical Stock Assessment Data
  • NOAA FIsheries Begins Bluefin Tuna Scoping

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