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South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

home-1SAFMC, headquartered in Charleston, S.C., is responsible for the conservation and management of fish stocks within the federal 200-mile limit of the Atlantic off the coasts of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and east Florida to Key West.

The role of the council is to develop fishery management plans needed to manage fishery resources within federal waters. The area encompassing federal waters, sometimes referred to as the Exclusive Economic Zone or EEZ, extends offshore from state waters (three miles in the South Atlantic) to 200 nautical miles.
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A message from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission about the recreational red snapper season:

Reminder: the 2018 season continues this upcoming weekend, August 17-19, 2018.Heading out for this year's Atlantic federal red snapper season? Learn more about the season and how you can participate in data collection.
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The first scoping webinar for Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 32, which considers revisions to accountability measures for yellowtail snapper, kicks off at 6 PM tonight. To learn more about the amendment, take a look at this quick video:

To register for this evening's webinar, visit this link:
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Vision Blueprint

The Vision Blueprint will be used to help guide management of the snapper grouper fishery over the next five to ten years and will...

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