Snapper Grouper Amendment 48

Snapper Grouper Amendment 48

(Wreckfish ITQ Modernization)

In December 2019, the Council reviewed the final version of the 2019 Wreckfish ITQ Review. They received a presentation that outlined work done since the June 2019 meeting and outlined the Conclusions and Recommendations from the review. The Council approved the review as written and directed staff to begin to develop a plan amendment to modernize the Wreckfish ITQ Program.

In addition, the Council requested that the goals and objectives approved in the 2016-2020 Vision Blueprint for the Snapper Grouper Fishery be included in the amendment as the new goals and objectives of the Fishery Management Plan. 



Council Process

  • Pre-Scoping:  December 2019
  • Scoping:  
  • Public Hearing:  
  • Final Approval:  

NMFS Process

  • Secretarial Review:  
  • Rule Making:  
  • Implementation: