South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Dolphin Wahoo Regulatory Amendment 1

Amendment Summary

Established a commercial trip limit for Atlantic dolphin for vessels with a Federal commercial permit for Atlantic dolphin and wahoo.

Amendment documents

Implemented Regulations

  • Established a 4,000 lbs whole weight commercial trip limit for dolphin once 75% of the commercial sector ACL is reached.
  • Final approval
  • Implementation
  • Pre-scoping
  • Public hearing
  • Rule making
  • Scoping
  • Secretarial review

Species Affected