South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Comprehensive Sustainable Fisheries Act Amendment

Included amendments

  • Golden Crab Amendment 2
  • Snapper Grouper Amendment 11
  • Shrimp Amendment 4
  • CMP Amendment 11
  • Coral Amendment 5
  • Spiny Lobster Amendment 6

Amendment Summary

Addressed definitions and other required provisions of the Sustainable Fisheries Act in South Atlantic fishery management plans.

Amendment documents

Implemented Regulations

  • Implement that portion of the Comprehensive Amendment Addressing Sustainable Fishery Act Definitions and Other Required Provisions in Fishery Management Plans of the South Atlantic Region (Comprehensive Amendment) that modifies the framework procedures in the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s FMPs to allow the addition of biomass levels and age-structured analyses to these FMPs.