South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Snapper Grouper Amendment 13A

Amendment Summary

Extended for an indefinite period the regulation prohibiting fishing for and possessing snapper grouper species within the Oculina Experimental Closed Area.

Amendment documents

Implemented Regulations

  • Extended regulations within the Oculina Experimental closed area that prohibited fishing for and retention of snapper grouper species for an indefinite period within a 10-yr revaluation by the Council.
  • The Council will review the configuration and size of the Oculina Experimental closed area within 3 years of the publication date of the final rule.