South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Snapper Grouper Abbreviated Framework Amendment 3

Amendment Summary

Adjusted annual catch limits and recreational catch targets for blueline tilefish.

Amendment documents

Implemented Regulations

  • OFL set to 328,985 lbs ww, ABC set to 233,968 lbs ww from 2020 through 2022 where it would remain until modified, total ACL =ABC, apply existing sector allocations of 50.07% commercial and 49.93% recreational to updated total ACL which resulted in a 117,148 lbs ww commercial ACL and 116,820 lbs ww recreational ACL, the recreational ACT is based on ACT equation which results in an ACT of 70,886 lbs ww.
  • Final approval
  • Implementation
  • Pre-scoping
  • Public hearing
  • Rule making
  • Scoping
  • Secretarial review
Species Affected