South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 30

Amendment Summary

Red grouper rebuilding, commercial trip limits, and spawning season closure in NC and SC.

Amendment documents

Implemented Regulations

  • 10 yr rebuilding plan starting in 2019, ending in 2028, red grouper spawning season is Jan – end of May off N and S Carolina only for the commercial and recreational sectors, 200 lbs gw trip limit.
  • Final approval
  • Implementation
  • Pre-scoping
  • Public hearing
  • Rule making
  • Scoping
  • Secretarial review
Species Affected