South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Snapper Grouper Amendment 27

Amendment summary

Adopted management of Nassau grouper thoguhtout its range, including the Gulf of Mexico; modified the restriction on retention of bag limit quantities of snapper grouper species on for-hire vessels, and removed blue runner from the management unit. Implemented the abbreviated framework procedure.

Amendment documents

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