Golden Tilefish Interim Measures

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial
Affected Species
Tilefish
Action Status
Interim Rule
Effective
07/02/2018
Point of Contact
Mary Vara, mary.vara@noaa.gov, 727-209-5967

Summary

The proposed temporary measures reduced the golden tilefish annual catch limits (ACL) (total, commercial, and recreational) for 2018.  Currently the total ACL for golden tilefish is 558,036 pounds gutted weight (lbs gw).  Under the interim rule, the proposed total ACL would equal 323,000 lbs gw.  These proposed interim measures would be effective for 180 days after the date of publication and may be extended for an additional 186 days. Long-term measures were developed following these interim measures in Regulatory Amendment 28

Amendment

Golden Tilefish Interim Measures

Bulletins

Extension of an Interim Rule to Reduce Golden Tilefish Catch Limits in Federal Waters of the South Atlantic Region

FB18-042 South Atlantic Fishery Bulletin; For More Information, Contact: Mary Vara, (727) 824-5305, mary.vara@noaa.gov
June 18, 2018 -

Reduction in Golden Tilefish Catch Limits in Federal Waters of the South Atlantic Region

FB17-083 South Atlantic Fishery Bulletin; For More Information, Contact: Mary Vara (727) 824-5305, mary.vara@noaa.gov 
December 29, 2017 -

Request for Comments: Proposed Changes to Golden Tilefish Regulations in Federal Waters of the South Atlantic Region

FB17-062 South Atlantic Fishery Bulletin; For More Information, Contact: Mary Vara (727) 824-5305
October 30, 2017 -

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