South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Coral Amendment 1

Amendment Summary

Joint amendment with the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council. Implemented a combined octocoral quota for Gulf and South Atlantic EEZ.

Amendment documents

Implemented Regulations

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