South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 16

Amendment summary

Revised the seasonal prohibition on the use of black sea bass pot gear in the South Atlantic and added gear marking requirement for black sea bass pot gear to aid in identification in the event of a whale entanglement.

Amendment documents

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