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  • The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced a 12 month finding and listing determination on a petition to list the queen conch (Strombus gigas) as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).  NMFS have concluded that the queen conch is not currently in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range nor is it not likely to become so within the foreseeable future. Please refer to the Federal Register attached notice for the details.
  • Latest Fishery Bulletins

FB14-078 - Commercial harvest of wrasses in Puerto Rico, federal waters will close on October 20, 2014.

FB14-078 Span - La pesca comercial de peces lábridos (capitanes) en aguas federales de Puerto Rico estará cerrada desde el 20 de octubre de 2014.

FB14-072 - Seasonal Prohibition on the Possession of Blackfin, Vermilion, Black, and Silk Snapper in Caribbean Federal Waters Begins at 12:01 a.m., Local Time, October 1, 2014.

FB14-072 Span- La temporada de veda para la pesca y posesión del chillo ojo amarillo, negrita, besugo, y pargo prieto en las aguas federales en el Caribe Estadounidense, comienza a las 12:01 a.m., hora local el 1ro de octubre de 2014.

FB14-071 - Seasonal Prohibition on Fishing for and Possession of Council Managed Reef Fish in U.S. Caribbean Federal Waters of Bajo de Sico Begins at 12:01 a.m., Local Time, October 1, 2014.

FB14-071 Span - La temporada de veda para la pesca y posesión de los peces de arrecife manejados por el Consejo de Administración Pesquera del Caribe (Consejo) en las aguas federales del Bajo de Sico, comienza a las 12:01 a.m., hora local, el 1ro de octubre de 2014

FB14-066 - NOAA Seeks Public Comment for a Proposed Rule to List Nassau Grouper as Threatened under the Endangered Species Act NOAA Fisheries is seeking public comments on a proposed rule to list Nassau grouper as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. The proposed rule filed in the Federal Register on September 2, 2014 (79 FR 51929).

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