South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

CMP Framework Amendment 7

Amendment Summary

GULF ONLY: Modified the Gulf of Mexico migratory group cobia size and possession limits.

Amendment documents

Implemented Regulations

  • Increased the recreational and commercial minimum size limit for Gulf zone cobia to 36 inches fork length.
  • Final approval
  • Implementation
  • Pre-scoping
  • Public hearing
  • Rule making
  • Scoping
  • Secretarial review

Species Affected