South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Comprehensive Annual Catch Limit Amendment

Included amendments

  • Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 2
  • Sargassum Amendment 2
  • Golden Crab Amendment 5
  • Snapper Grouper Amendment 25

Amendment summary

Established acceptable biological catch (ABC) control rules, ABC levels, annual catch limits, sector and jurisdictional allocations, and accountability measures for species not undergoing overfishing; modified the snapper grouper fishery management unit (removed species, designated ecosystem component species, established complexes).

Amendment documents

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