National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration October 14, 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Marine Mammals; File No. 21045
Document Number: 2020-22616
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that the Matson Laboratory, LLC (Responsible Party: Carolyn Nistler), has applied for an amendment to Scientific Research Permit No. 21045.
Endangered Species; File Nos. 24016 and 24020
Document Number: 2020-22615
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that two applicants have applied in due form for a permit to take Atlantic (Acipenser oxyrinchus) and shortnose (A. brevirostrum) sturgeon for purposes of scientific research.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region; Regulatory Amendment 33
Document Number: 2020-20882
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-10-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS issues regulations to implement a management measure described in Regulatory Amendment 33 to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region (Snapper-Grouper FMP), as prepared and submitted by the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council). This final rule removes the 4-day minimum season length requirement for South Atlantic red snapper (commercial or recreational). The purpose of this final rule is to improve access to South Atlantic red snapper, particularly for the recreational sector.