Snapper Grouper Amendment 27

Snapper Grouper Amendment 27 

Proposed Actions: Management measures for Nassau grouper, dual-permitted vessels, bag limit retention for captain and crew; framework for ACL adjustments; and blue runner.

Note: Council submitted the amendment for Secretarial approval in September 2013. A proposed rule for the amendment was published on September 27, 2013 and is open for comment through October 28, 2013. The Final Rule was implemented on January 27, 2014.

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Under Secretarial Review

SAFMC Process



Public Hearing

Final Approval

March 2013


August 2013

September 2013

NMFS Process

Secretarial Review

Rule Making



September 2013

September 27, 2013

January 27, 2014