Click Here to See Results from the 2018 March Council Meeting in Jekyll Island, GA (March 5 - March 9)

For-Hire Electronic Reporting Trainings May Be Coming To A Port Near You Soon - Click Here to Learn More!

Click Here to See the Story Map from the March Council Meeting!

New Regulations for Mutton Snapper Went into Effect on February 10, 2018- Click Here to Learn More!

Updates from the March Council Meeting - Click Here for the News Release!

See the new layout for the recently approved Fishery Ecosystem Plan II

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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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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