Amendment 41: Mutton Snapper Management Measures

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial, Recreational
Affected Species
Mutton Snapper
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
02/10/2018
Point of Contact
Mary Vara, mary.vara@noaa.gov, 727-209-5967

Summary

Fishery managers implemented regulations through Amendment 41 to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the Snapper Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region (Amendment 41).  Measures for Amendment 41 specify the maximum sustainable yield and minimum stock size threshold; revise the annual catch limits, optimum yield, recreational catch target, minimum size limit, recreational bag limit, and the commercial trip limit;  and designate the spawning season which commercial and recreational management measures for mutton snapper should apply in the South Atlantic Region.


Amendment

Amendment 41: Mutton Snapper Management Measures

Bulletins

Final Rule to Implement Mutton Snapper Regulations in Federal Waters of the South Atlantic Region (Amendment 41)

FB18-001 South Atlantic Fishery Bulletin; For More Information, Contact: Mary Vara, (727) 824-5305, mary.vara@noaa.gov
January 11, 2018 -

Request for Comments: Proposed Changes to Mutton Snapper Regulations in Federal Waters of the South Atlantic

FB17-059 South Atlantic Fishery Bulletin; For More Information, Contact: Mary Vara (727) 824-5305, mary.vara@noaa.gov
October 24, 2017 -

Last updated by Southeast Regional Office on 09/27/2019