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Update on the Closed Zones – October 2022

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Decision on Closed Zones Coming Soon Unfortunately, we are…

Proposed Speed Zones Along the East Coast

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Extreme Vessel Speed Reductions Once again, the National Marine…
Billfish, Swordfish & Tunas Landings Update | The Billfish Foundation

Amendment 13 Finalized

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New Changes to Bluefin Tuna Quotas As of October 3, 2022,…

Gulf of Mexico Restoration Plan 

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Since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico…

Help Reduce Atlantic Shark Depredation

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The NMFS has achieved predator-rich relationships with sharks…

One More Federal Dismissal of Billfish

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Traditional tagging of billfish for science produce very…

NMFS Designates Bullet and Frigate Mackerel as Ecosystem Component Species

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The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) approved Amendment…
Hard Caps Accepted for Pacific Gillnet Fishery | The Billfish Foundation

Hard Caps Accepted for Pacific Gillnet Fishery

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On February 7th, the National Marine Fisheries Service published…
General Category Bluefin Fishery Temporary Closure | The Billfish Foundation

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Retention Adjustment

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Inseason Adjustment NOAA has announced big changes in daily…
NMFS Removes Weak Hook Requirement

NMFS Removes Weak Hook Requirement

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The 2011 required year-round use of weak hooks (15/0 carbon…