Coral Amendment 8

Coral Amendment 8

Proposed actions: Expansion of the Stetson-Miami Terrace Deepwater Coral Habitat Area of Particular Concern (HAPC), the Cape Lookout Deepwater Coral HAPC, and the Oculina Bank HAPC; and implement a transit provision through the Oculina Bank HAPC.

Under Secretarial Review

SAFMC Process

Pre-Scoping

Scoping

Public Hearing

Final Approval

June 2013

N/A

August 2013

September 2013

NMFS Process

Secretarial Review

Rule Making

Implementation

 

NOA - May 20, 2014 (comments due July 21, 2014)

Proposed Rule - June 3, 2014 (comments due July 3, 2014)

Final Rule - July 17, 2015

August 17, 2015