South Atlantic Fishery Management Council


The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Managing federal fisheries from North Carolina to Florida

Council Meetings

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Council advisors provide valuable input on Council actions.

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Learn more about science and management

MREP: Collaborative solutions to global ocean challenges.

SAFMC Citizen Science Program

Advancing science and increasing trust, one project at a time.


The South Atlantic Council manages over 64 individual species. Check out their current regulations below.

Regulations by Species

Fishery Management Plans