Tag: Southeastern Fisheries Association

Seven Seafood Organizations Support Federal Management of Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico


WASHINGTON, D.C. — As policy discussions ramp up in Washington over the management of the Gulf of Mexico’s iconic American Red Snapper, seven organizations are urging legislators to leave resource decisions in the hands of Federal agencies, not state commissions. In a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Interior, […]

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Seven Gulf Groups Endorse Chris Oliver for Asst. NOAA Administrator


Seven Gulf Groups Endorse Chris Oliver for Asst. NOAA Administrator

The Gulf Seafood Institute joined six other Gulf of Mexico seafood industry organizations in endorsing Texas-native turned North Pacific Fishery executive Chris Oliver for the open position of Assistant Administrator for NOAA Fisheries.

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Gulf State Managers Propose Controversial Plan for State Management of Red Snapper Fishery


Gulf State Managers Propose Controversial Plan for State Management of Red Snapper Fishery

Marine Resource Agency Directors from all five Gulf States recently held a closed meeting in New Orleans to craft a management framework removing the red snapper fishery from the control of the federal government and placing the fishery directly under state control.

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Southeastern Fisheries Association’s Bob Jones Loses Oldest Son


Southeastern Fisheries Association’s Bob Jones Loses Oldest Son

Michael Frederick Jones, the oldest son of Bob Jones, executive director of the Southeastern Fisheries Association, has died at his home in Whigham, Georgia.

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Terrorism, Murder and Romance Aboard A Florida Shrimp Boat in Novel by Bob Jones


Terrorism, Murder and Romance Aboard A Florida Shrimp Boat in Novel by Bob Jones

Fenton Ponce is the creation of Bob Jones, the executive director of the Southeastern Fisheries Association. He is brought to life in the new book DEATH AT THE INLET.

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