Joint amendment with the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council. Implemented a combined octocoral quota for Gulf and South Atlantic EEZ.
- Provides for a limited harvest of certain octocorals.
- Requires a permit to take such octocorals.
- Requires reports of harvest by selected persons who are permitted to take such octocorals.
- Final approval
- Public hearing
- Rule making
- Secretarial review