Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 23

Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 23 (golden tilefish commercial hook and line, black sea bass recreational bag limit, jacks complex)

Proposed actions: The amendment proposes modifying the start date of the fishing year for the commercial golden tilefish hook-an-line sector; modifying the recreational bag limit for black sea bass; and establishing a commercial trip limit for the Jacks complex. 

Scoping webinars were held in August 2015 and comments reviewed by the Council at their September 2015 meeting. The Council will continue work on the amendment in 2016.


SAFMC Process



Public Hearing

Final Approval

June 2015

August 2015



NMFS Process

Secretarial Review

Rule Making