NOAA Fisheries Navigator – January 2012

Insert to the January 2012 Commercial Fisheries News

  • NOAA’s Office of Law Enforcement Continues to Fight Seafood Fraud
  • Simplifying Permit Holder Letters
  • New Limited-Access Mackerel Program Establishes Permit, Possession Limits
  • Cooperative Research Expanding to Incorporate Oceanographic Information
  • Skates: 2011 Quota Increases, ESA Petitions
  • Public Comment Sought on Catch Share, Rebuilding Proposals for Atlantic Sharks
  • Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Fishing Restrictions Eased
  • Atlantic Sturgeon Spawning Habitat Restoration in Virginia’s James River
  • Whiting Catch Limit Proposal Due Out in January

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