Joint Coastal Migratory Pelagics Amendment 26

Joint Coastal Migratory Pelagics Amendment 26

Proposed actions: This amendment contains actions to update the Gulf and Atlantic king mackerel ACLs based on the results of SEDAR 38; modify the stock boundary to be consistent with the stock boundary used in SEDAR 38; updated zone/subzone commercial quotas for Gulf king mackerel; revised sector allocations for Gulf king mackerel; provision to allow bag limit sales of Atlantic king mackerel in the small coastal shark gillnet fishery; potential changes in management measures for the Florida East Coast subzone.

Amendment Status: Implementation date is May 11, 2017

Final Amendment

Secretarial - Review

Council Process

  • Pre-Scoping:  N/A
  • Scoping:  Jan/Feb 2015
  • Public Hearing:  Jan/Feb 2016
  • Final Approval:  March/Apr 2016

NMFS Process

  • Secretarial Review:  July 7 2016
  • Rule Making:  Notice of Availability (12/14/16); Proposed Rule (12/29/16); Final Rule (4/11/17)
  • Implementation:  May 11, 2017