NOAA Fisheries proposes rule to revise Atlantic highly migratory species tag management


The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is proposing to modify the regulations around obtaining authorization to tag Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) and for fishermen to report their catch of Atlantic HMS with such tags to NMFS:

NOAA Fisheries Announces a Proposed Rule to Revise Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Archival Tag Management Measures

The comment period for this proposed rule is open until May 16, 2016.  Written comments, identified by “NOAA-NMFS-2016-0017”, may be submitted electronically via the Federal Rulemaking Portal


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