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Regulatory Amendment 28: Golden Tilefish Annual Catch Limits


Golden Tilefish Annual Catch Limits
Fishing Type
Commercial, Recreational
Affected Species
Action Status
Final Rule
Point of Contact
Karla Gore: Karla.Gore@noaa.gov; 727-824-5305
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Regulatory Amendment 28 ends overfishing of golden tilefish by reducing the total annual catch limit (ACL) to 342,000 lb. The commercial and recreational sector ACLs and component commercial quotas are specified using existing sector allocations of 97 percent commercial and 3 percent recreational. Under the final rule for Regulatory Amendment 28, the commercial ACL is 331,740 lb, gutted weight. The commercial quota for the hook and line component (25 percent) is 82,935 lb, gutted weight and the commercial quota for the longline component (75 percent) is 248,805 lb, gutted weight. The recreational ACL is 2,316 fish.


Regulatory Amendment 28

Federal Register


New Federal Regulations for Golden Tilefish in the South Atlantic Region

FB18-084 South Atlantic Fishery Bulletin; For More Information, Contact: Sustainable Fisheries, 727-824-5305
December 04, 2018 -

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

FB18-063 Southeast Regional Office Fishery Bulletin; For More Information, Contact: Sustainable Fisheries, 727-824-5305
September 27, 2018 -

Last updated by Southeast Regional Office on 06/09/2022