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Regulatory Amendment 29: Gear Requirements for South Atlantic Snapper-Grouper Species


Fishing Type
Commercial, Recreational
Action Status
Final Rule
Point of Contact
Frank Helies:, 727-824-5305


Regulatory Amendment 29 (Regulatory Amendment 29) to the Fishery Management Plan for the Snapper Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region (Snapper Grouper FMP) would modify gear requirements for South Atlantic snapper-grouper species. Actions include requirements for descending and venting devices, and modifications to requirements for circle hooks and powerheads.


Regulatory Amendment 29 

Federal Register


NOAA Fisheries Announces Gear Modifications for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery

FB20-038: South Atlantic Fishery Bulletin; For more information, contact:…
June 12, 2020 -

Request for Comments: Proposed Gear Modifications for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery

FB20-026: South Atlantic Fishery Bulletin, For more information, contact:…
April 21, 2020 -

Last updated on 01/13/2021