Joint Commercial Logbook Amendment

Joint Commercial Logbook Amendment

Proposed actions: The joint amendment with the Gulf Council includes an action to consider modifying the timing of reporting requirements for commercial logbooks in fisheries for snapper grouper,coastal migratory pelagic resources, dolphin/wahoo, and golden crab fisheries,and providing an option for logbooks to be submitted electronically. At the September 2013 Council meeting, the decision was made to hold off on development of this amendment until the completion of a commercial logbook pilot study currently being conducted.

The Council continues to receive updates and the amendment is targeted for implementation in January 2016.

Pre - Scoping

Council Process

  • Pre-Scoping:  September 2013
  • Scoping:  
  • Public Hearing:  
  • Final Approval:  

NMFS Process

  • Secretarial Review:  
  • Rule Making:  
  • Implementation: