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SAGARPA announces temporary tuna fishing ban

Starting next July 29 the temporary closure for tuna fishing will begin to govern in order to maintain abundance levels and promote the sustainable use of this fishery resource.

The measure, announced by the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA), applies to Mexican-flagged tuna vessels of 182 and more metric tons of carrying capacity using purse seines….
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FishNews – July 12, 2017

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HIGHLIGHTS

Celebrating Habitat Month – Turtles Released on Restored Louisiana Barrier Island

NOAA Fisheries Continues Commitment to Saltwater Recreational Fisheries

Seismic Testing Interaction with Marine Mammals – Extended Comment Period 

Regulatory Review Executive Orders – Open for Public Comment

NOAA’s Green Infrastructure Effectiveness Database

Reminder: Seafood Import Monitoring Roundtables

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FishNews – July 5, 2017

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HIGHLIGHTS

Celebrating Habitat Month at NOAA Fisheries

Law Enforcement Priorities Document – Open for Public Comment

Seafood Import Monitoring Program Roundtables 

Endangered Species Recovery Guidelines – Extended Comment Period

Alaska

Pollock Fare Better than Expected in Warm Water

Traditional Fishing Practices in Alaska

 West Coast
North Pacific Right Whale Status Review

Pacific Islands

International Partnership for Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management

June’s Monk Seal of the Month

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SeafoodNews.com: Thursday, June, 29, 2017

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