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 […]
EXPLORE FURTHER: Rock Shrimp Permit Requirements NPDES Permits Bycatch Reduction Devices Latent Moratorium Shrimp Permits The environmental community, including the Ocean Conservancy, has launched a new campaign to eliminate what they refer to as “latent” permits in the Gulf shrimp fishery—meaning those permits associated with vessels that have not made shrimp landings in recent years for whatever reason. Amendment 13 […]
On May 2, 2006, Wilma Anderson testified on behalf of the Southern Shrimp Alliance before the Committee on Resources, U.S. House of Representatives on the matter of H.R. 5018, The American Fisheries Management and Marine Life Enhancement Act and H.R. 1431, The Fisheries Science and Management Enhancement Act of 2005. Read the full testimony here.