NMFS Puts Councils on Notice for Three Species Subject to Overfishing or are Considered Overfished
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Susan Chambers - September 27, 2017
The National Marine Fisheries Service has notified regional fishery management councils that three species are subject to overfishing, approaching an overfished condition or are overfished.
South Atlantic red grouper, Gulf of Mexico greater amberjack and Northwestern Atlantic witch flounder are on the list and regional councils must take steps to end overfishing and/or rebuild those stocks.
South Atlantic red grouper, under the South Atlantic Fishery management Council's purview, is subject to overfishing and also overfished, according to ...
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