2018-2019 Coastal Migratory Pelagic In-Season Actions

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial, Recreational
Action Status
Temporary Rule
Issued
7/1/2018-6/30/2019
Point of Contact
Kelli O'Donnell, 727-824-5305, Kelli.Odonnell@noaa.gov

Summary

This is a list of the in-season actions related to the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Coastal Migratory Pelagic Management Plan, such as fishery closures, 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

Temporary Increase in Atlantic King Mackerel Commercial Trip Limit in the Atlantic Southern Zone Beginning October 1, 2019

FB19-057: South Atlantic Fishery Bulletin; For more information, contact: Karla Gore 727-824-5305, Karla.Gore@noaa.gov
September 27, 2019 -

Commercial Harvest of Atlantic Group Cobia (Georgia through New York) Will Close in Federal Waters on September 4, 2019

FB19-049: South Atlantic Fishery Bulletin, For More Information, Contact: Mary Vara, Sustainable Fisheries (727) 824-5305
August 28, 2019 -

King Mackerel Commercial Trip Limit Reduced to 50 Fish per Day in Federal Waters off Florida Between the Flagler/Volusia and Miami-Dade/Monroe County Boundaries on September 1, 2019

FB19-048: South Atlantic Fishery Bulletin; For more information, contact: Mary Vara, Sustainable Fisheries (727) 824-5305
August 27, 2019 -

Commercial Closure in Federal Waters for Atlantic Migratory Group Spanish Mackerel Northern Zone on August 24, 2019

FB19-046: South Atlantic Fishery Bulletin; For more information, contact: Mary Vara, Sustainable Fisheries, 727-824-5305
August 19, 2019 -

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: Kelli O’Donnell, 727-824-5305, Kelli.ODonnell@NOAA.gov
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: Kelli O'Donnell, 727-824-5305, Kelli.Odonnel@noaa.gov
February 08, 2019 -

Commercial Harvest of King Mackerel in Federal Waters of the Gulf of Mexico Western Zone Will Reopen November 12, 2018, and Close on November 19, 2018

FB18-076 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Bulletin; For More Information, Contact: Lauren Waters, 727-824-5305, Lauren.Waters@noaa.gov
November 06, 2018 -

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: Susan Gerhart, 727-524-5305, Susan.Gerhart@noaa.gov
October 01, 2018 -

Last updated by Southeast Regional Office on 09/26/2019

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