2018-2019 Coastal Migratory Pelagic In-Season Actions

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial, Recreational
Action Status
Temporary Rule
Issued
7/1/2018-12/31/2019
Point of Contact
Sustainable Fisheries (727) 824-5305
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Summary

This is a list of the in-season actions related to the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Coastal Migratory Pelagic Fishery Management Plan, such as fishery closures and trip limit changes, that occurred in the 2018-2019 calendar year. 

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(*) As of May 11, 2017 the King Mackerel fishery zone were redefined, and the Florida east coast subzone was removed. As such, the quota previously associated with the Florida east coast subzone was distributed to the other remaining zones. 

Bulletins

Commercial Hook-and-Line Harvest of King Mackerel in Federal Waters of the Gulf of Mexico Southern Zone Will Close on February 22, 2019

FB19-009 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Bulletin, For More Information, Contact:…
February 20, 2019 -

Commercial Gillnet Harvest of King Mackerel in Federal Waters of the Gulf of Mexico Southern Zone Closed on February 8, 2019

FB19-006: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Bulletin; For more information, contact:…
February 08, 2019 -

Commercial Closure in Federal Waters for Atlantic Migratory Group Spanish Mackerel Southern Zone on February 5, 2019

FB19-004: South Atlantic Fishery Bulletin; For more information, contact:…
February 01, 2019 -

Atlantic Spanish Mackerel Southern Zone Commercial Trip Limit Reduction to 500 pounds on January 27, 2019

FB19-001: South Atlantic Fishery Bulletin; For more information, contact:…
January 24, 2019 -

Commercial Harvest of King Mackerel in Federal Waters of the Gulf of Mexico Western Zone Will Close on October 5, 2018

FB18-064 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Bulletin; For More Information, Contact:…
October 01, 2018 -

Last updated by Southeast Regional Office on 02/06/2020

Annual Quotas