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NOAA Requests Red Snapper Data from Fishermen

Lucy Towers
16 August 2013, at 1:00am

US - NOAA Fisheries and state partners from North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida are preparing for the 2013 South Atlantic red snapper commercial and recreational seasons. The agencies are looking to fishermen for help with red snapper data collection during the openings.

Data collected will provide much needed information for the 2014 red snapper population assessment.

Data collection is scheduled to happen in a number of ways and at a number of locations throughout each state.

A summary of data collection efforts is provided below, and more details are available on the following NOAA Fisheries Web page:
http://sero.nmfs.noaa.gov/sustainable_fisheries/s_atl/sg/2013/red_snapper/index.html