Coastal Migratory Pelagics Framework Amendment 2

Coastal Migratory Pelagics Framework Amendment 2

Proposed action: This amendment will revise the quota and trip limit system for commercial harvest of Atlantic Spanish mackerel in the Southern Zone (which is proposed in Amendment 20B, and includes SC, GA and Florida East Coast. Public hearings were held in August 2014. The South Atlantic Council took final action in September 2014, and the Gulf Council approved the amendment in October 2014 


SAFMC Process



Public Hearing

Final Approval

March 2014


August 2014

September 2014

NMFS Process

Secretarial Review

Rule Making



Submitted November 5, 2014

Proposed Rule - April 9, 2015

Final Rule - July 14, 2015

August 13, 2015