South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Spiny Lobster Amendment 3

Amendment Summary

Defined overfishing and clarified that NMFS may charge the administrative cost of issuing permits.

Amendment documents

Implemented Regulations

  • Included a section in the FMP defining overfishing and a section on the issuance of permits.
  • Final approval
  • Implementation
  • Pre-scoping
  • Public hearing
  • Rule making
  • Scoping
  • Secretarial review

Species Affected