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Feds Recommend Increase in Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Quota

This afternoon, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council┬ámoved to set the controversial total red snapper quota equal to the acceptable biological catch (ABC)* of 14.30 million pounds (mp) for 2015. This quota would represent an increase of 3.3 mp … Continue reading

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Regional Management – Encouraging Sign for Red Snapper Fishery in Gulf?

[Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council] passage of regional management in any form is an encouraging sign that the states have decided to flex their muscles within the Council process and that is a very welcome development for all Gulf … Continue reading

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