NOAA Publishes Final Rule to Implement Two Framework Actions for Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper
On December 2 NOAA Fisheries announced a final rule implementing two framework actions under the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico; Modifications to Data Calibrations and Annual Catch Limits for Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper.
Under the final rule, which will be effective January 1, 2023, catch limit type OFL will increase from 15,500,000 to 25,600,000. ABC will increase from 15,100,000 to 15,400,000. Total ACL will increase from 15,100,000 to 15,400,000 with...Full Story »