Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 25

Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 25

Proposed actions: At their September 2015 meeting, the Council approved development of Regulatory Amendment 25 to address revisions to blueline tilefish fishing levels and management measures in response to a new ABC recommendation. Alternatives to specify the blueline tilefish ACL and OY set aside a portion to account for landings in the area north of the Council's jurisdiction. In addition, the Council opted to add actions to modify the fishing year for yellowtail snapper and modify the bag limit for black sea bass.

A public hearing webinar was held in November 2015 and the Council intends to approve the amendment for secretarial review at their December 2015 meeting.


Council Process

  • Pre-Scoping:  September 2015
  • Scoping:  N/A
  • Public Hearing:  November 2015
  • Final Approval:  

NMFS Process

  • Secretarial Review:  
  • Rule Making:  
  • Implementation: