Click Here to See Meeting Materials & Public Comment Forms for 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!

Check out the Council's 2018 Winter Newsletter!

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

A Proposed Rule for Spiny Lobster Regulatory Amendment 4 Has Published - Learn More About the Amendment and How to Provide Comment by Clicking Here!

Check out the new layout for the Fishery Ecosystem Plan

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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