Newsletter: Board Meeting; Electronic Logbooks; Chinese Duty Evasion

SSA’s Fall Board Meeting In Tampa, Florida SSA will hold its 2011 Fall Board Meeting on Thursday and Friday, November 3rd & 4th in Tampa, Florida. Presentations will be given by a number of invited guests from several organizations and agencies including the National Marine Fisheries Service and The Gulf and South Atlantic Fisheries Foundation. The Meeting will begin Thursday […]

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Offshore Aquaculture

In 2008, the Gulf Council submitted to NOAA a plan that set rules for offshore aquaculture development in the Gulf of Mexico.  The proposal excluded brown, white, pink and royal red shrimp from the list of eligible species for offshore aquaculture because the SSA successfully argued that it would negatively impact U.S. shrimp stocks. Also in response to the SSA’s […]

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Influencing Fisheries Management Plans

EXPLORE FURTHER: Red Snapper ManagementBlacknose Shark Management Smalltooth Sawfish Management Bottlenose Dolphin Regulations New Sea Turtle Regulations Loggerhead Turtle Reclassification Artificial Reef Placement Offshore Aquaculture Fisheries Ecosystem Plan In 2008, a Habitat Area of Particular Concern (HAPC) was developed to protect important deepwater coral.   The SSA’s negotiations with the South Atlantic Fisheries Management Council (SAFMC), NMFS and other interest groups […]

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