South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Shimp Fishery Management Plan

Amendment summary

Allowed states to request concurrent closure of the white shrimp fishery in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) adjacent to their closed state waters following severe winter cold weather, established a buffer zone, and provided transit through the EEZ during closure of the white shrimp fishery.

Amendment documents

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