South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 11

Amendment Summary

Eliminated the prohibition on the harvest of six deepwater species seaward of 240 feet.

Amendment documents

Implemented Regulations

  • Removed the prohibition for fishing for and retention of the deepwater complex species beyond a depth of 240 ft (40 fathoms, 73m).
  • Final approval
  • Implementation
  • Pre-scoping
  • Public hearing
  • Rule making
  • Scoping
  • Secretarial review