South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Managed Areas

The Council is responsible for the conservation and management of habitats and ecosystems that support South Atlantic fish stocks and other areas of ecological significance. Learn about the Council’s efforts on Managed Areas by exploring our interactive Managed Areas Map or visiting the dedicated pages below.

If you plan on going fishing and are looking for managed area coordinates to have accessible offshore, please download the FishRules app.

Other Managed Areas Within the SAFMC Jurisdiction