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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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“Very beneficial for fishermen hoping to shape the fisheries they are involved in!”

Apply to attend the next Marine Resource Education Program: a workshop by fishermen, for fishermen. This two-part, 3-day event will equip you with tools to shape regulatory action and participate in collaborative science.

Travel and lodging costs are supported by the program. Preference will be given to applications received by April 7th.

Apply today: gmri.org/mrepsoutheast

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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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