South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Sargassum Fishery Management Plan

Amendment summary

Limited general harvest and possession, required observers, restricted the mesh and frame sizes of nets, defined the management unit, maximum sustainable yield, optimum yield, and overfishing parameters, and restricted areas and time frames off North Carolina.

Amendment documents

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