South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

CMP Amendment 3

Amendment Summary

Prohibited drift gill nets for Gulf group king mackerel and Gulf and Atlantic groups of Spanish mackerel and purse seines for overfished groups of mackerels.

Amendment documents

Implemented Regulations

  • Prohibited purse seines for Atlantic king mackerel.
  • Prohibit drift gillnets for all coastal migratory pelagic species.
  • Prohibit run-around gill nets for the Atlantic migratory group king mackerel.
  • Final approval
  • Implementation
  • Pre-scoping
  • Public hearing
  • Rule making
  • Scoping
  • Secretarial review