SAFMC

AcronymDefinition
SAFMCSouth Atlantic Fishery Management Councils
SAFMCSpring Arbor Free Methodist Church (Spring Arbor, MI)
SAFMCSystems Acquisition Funds Management Course
SAFMCSaint Anthony's Free Medical Clinic (San Francisco)
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GMGMC (Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council) and SAFMC (South Atlantic Fishery Management Council).
For a management option to be recommended, the SAFMC wanted at least a 50% likelihood of the population biomass exceeding [B.
Neves for guidance, and the many state and federal biologists and SAFMC staff members that assisted us in this project.
SEDAR (1)), and the identification of essential fish habitat (EFH; SAFMC, 1998).
Myra Brouwer, SAFMC Fisheries Scientist, helped explain them.
Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 17: In 2012 the SAFMC conducted investigations into speckled hind and warsaw habitat and catches, including asking for information from scientists and fishermen in public and expert workshops.
So the SAFMC recommended closing the fishery only three months into the fishing year (it's like a fiscal year--June-June).
And while November and December are our prime months for catching black sea bass--a staple for the charter industry here--the SAFMC closed that fishery in September when it estimated the recreational sea bass Annual Catch Limit was reached.
Next, I oppose MPAs because I have little confidence in the SAFMC based on past mismanagement.
Lately, data-challenged scientists at NOAA and the SAFMC have made it difficult to practice catch-and-fillet fishing.