South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Snapper Grouper Amendment 17B

Amendment summary

Specified annual catch limits, annual catch targets, and accountability measures for 9 species undergoing overfishing and prohibited harvest of speckled hind and warsaw grouper. Prohibited harvest of deepwater species seaward of 240 feet. Specified sector allocations for golden tilefish and updated the framework procedure.

Amendment documents

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