South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

CMP Framework Amendment 3

Amendment Summary

GULF ONLY: increased the commercial trip limit to 45,000 pounds for the Gulf king mackerel gillnet fishery.

Amendment documents

Implemented Regulations

  • Increased the commercial Gulf king mackerel trip limit to 45,000 pounds.
  • Modified the accountability measures for the gillnet component of the commercial Gulf king mackerel fishery.
  • Modify electronic reporting requirements for dealers receiving king mackerel harvested by gillnet in the Florida west coast southern subzone.
  • Allowed commercial king mackerel gillnet permits to be renewed only if landings for a single year during 2006-2015 were greater than one pound.
  • Gillnet permits that do not qualify are non-renewable and non-transferable.
  • Final approval
  • Implementation
  • Pre-scoping
  • Public hearing
  • Rule making
  • Scoping
  • Secretarial review

Species Affected