South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Spiny Lobster Regulatory Amendment 3

Amendment Summary

Set regulations regarding the use of undersized lobster as attractants in the Florida exclusive economic zone.

Amendment documents

Implemented Regulations

  • Allowed the holder of a valid crawfish license, trap number, certificate, and state saltwater products license issued by FWC to harvest and possessed while in the EEZ off Florida, undersized lobster not exceeding 50 per boat and 1 per trap aboard each boat if used exclusively as attractants.
  • Final approval
  • Implementation
  • Pre-scoping
  • Public hearing
  • Rule making
  • Scoping
  • Secretarial review

Species Affected