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Amendment 50: Catch level adjustments, rebuilding schedule and allocations for red porgy


Fishing Type
Commercial, Recreational
Affected Species
Red Porgy
Action Status
Information Gathering
Point of Contact
Frank Helies:, 727-824-5305


Amendment 50 would modify management of South Atlantic red porgy. Actions include establishing a rebuilding plan, and revising the acceptable biological catch, annual catch limits, annual optimum yield, sector allocations, accountability measures, and management measures for the commercial and recreational sectors. Amendment 50 would end overfishing of South Atlantic red porgy, rebuild the stock, and achieve optimum yield while minimizing, to the extent practicable, adverse social and economic effects.


Amendment 50

Last updated by Southeast Regional Office on 05/09/2022