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Final Annual Determination for 2022

NOAA Fisheries published the Federal Register notice for the 2022 Annual Determination to Implement the Sea Turtle Observer Requirement as part of our responsibilities under the Endangered Species Act.
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Published
09/22/2021
Published
06/29/2021

Final Annual Determination for 2020

NOAA Fisheries publishes the final Annual Determination (AD) for 2020, pursuant to its authority under the Endangered Species Act. Through the AD, NOAA Fisheries identifies U.S. fisheries operating in the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, and Pacific…
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Effective

Final Annual Determination for 2021

NOAA Fisheries is not identifying additional fisheries to observe on the 2021 Annual Determination, pursuant to its authority under the Endangered Species Act.
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Published
09/29/2020

Final Annual Determination for 2019

NOAA Fisheries will not identify additional fisheries to observe on the 2019 Annual Determination (AD), pursuant to its authority under the Endangered Species Act. Through the AD, NOAA Fisheries identifies U.S. fisheries operating in the Atlantic Ocean, G
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Published
12/10/2018

Final Annual Determination for 2018

NOAA Fisheries publishes its final Annual Determination for 2018, pursuant to its authority under the Endangered Species Act. Through the Annual Determination, NOAA Fisheries identifies U.S. fisheries operating in the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, and P
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Effective
06/09/2018

Sea Turtle Conservation; Shrimp Trawling Requirements

On December 16, 2016, NOAA Fisheries published a proposed rule to require TEDs on skimmer trawl, pusher-head trawl, and wing net vessels. We are proposing to withdraw the alternative tow time restriction and require all skimmer trawls, pusher-head traw
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Effective
02/14/2017

Atlantic Sea Scallop Turtle Deflector Dredge and Chain Mat Regulated Areas

To protect sea turtles, chain mats and Turtle Deflector Dredges (TDDs) must be used when fishing for scallops in waters west of 71° W. long., from the shoreline to the outer boundary of the Exclusive Economic Zone, from May 1 through November 30. The
Effective
05/01/2015

Amendment of Virginia Pound Net Regulations

NOAA Fisheries issues this final rule amending the Bottlenose Dolphin Take Reduction Plan (BDTRP) and its implementing regulations under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). The rule requires the year-round use of modified pound net leaders for o
Effective
03/11/2015