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The Fisheries Assessment group on Atlantic Highly Migratory Species and Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean species:
- conducts fishery stock assessments
- participates in stock assessment reviews
- assesses the impacts of regulatory proposals made by the
- South Atlantic Fishery Management Council
- Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council
- Caribbean Fishery Management Council
- International Council for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT)
- conduct studies of highly migratory species (tunas, sharks, and swordfish)
- operate an observer program for the pelagic fleet to obtain catch, effort, and biological information
How Do I...?
- Distinguish a white marlin from a spearfish
- How do I report a stranded/ beached whale, dolphin, or turtle?
- How do I report a lionfish sighting?
- Access SouthEast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR)
- How do I report for my fishing/dealer permit requirements?
- How do I report a retrieved tag?
- How do I find current fishery closures?
- How do I adopt a billfish?
- How do I register my billfish tournament?
- How do I apply for a permit?
- Visit the SEFSC library
- How do I find NOAA staff?
- How do I apply for grant funding?
- How do I request permission to use a photo found on the website?
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