South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

CMP Amendment 33

Amendment Summary

Purpose of Amendment: Responds to the latest stock assessment (SEDAR 38 Update). Gulf king mackerel are not overfished nor undergoing overfishing. This amendment will update catch levels based on Gulf SSC recommendations and update allocations.  

Action Summary: Adoption of updated catch levels; sector allocations. 

Key Events: 

  • December 2021: South Atlantic Council reviewed options.
  • March 2022: South Atlantic Council reviewed options.
  • September 2022: South Atlantic Council reviews and proposed revisions to the CMP FMP objectives.

Amendment documents

  • Final approval
  • Implementation
  • Pre-scoping
  • Public hearing
  • Rule making
  • Scoping
  • Secretarial review

Public comments

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