South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Shrimp Amendment 2

Amendment summary

Added pink shrimp to the management unit, established multiple definitions for brown and pink shrimp, required the use of certified bycatch reduction devices in all penaeid shrimp trawls, and established a framework for bycatch reduction devices certification.

Amendment documents

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