Shrimp Amendment 17B: Yield, Permit Threshold, and Transit Provisions

Overview

Description
Defines optimum yield for shrimp, determines the appropriate number of permits to achieve optimum yield on a continuing basis, considers measures to maintain the appropriate number of permits for the federal Gulf shrimp fishery
Fishing Type
Commercial
Affected Species
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
01/22/2018
Point of Contact
Frank Helies, Frank.Helies@noaa.gov, 727-824-5305

Summary

Amendment 17B defines the optimum yield for shrimp, determines the appropriate number of permits to achieve optimum yield on a continuing basis, considers measures to maintain the appropriate number of permits for the federal Gulf shrimp fishery without increasing bycatch, and develops provisions for non-federally permitted.


Amendment

Amendment 17B Yield, Threshold Number of Permits, and Transit Provisions

Bulletins

NOAA Fisheries Announces New Management Measures in the Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Fishery

FB17-079 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Bulletin; For More Information, Contact: Frank Helies, 727-824-5305, frank.helies@noaa.gov
December 21, 2017 -

Request for Comments: Management Issues in the Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Fishery

FB17-054 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Bulletin; For More Information, Contact: Frank Helies, 727-824-5305, Frank.Helies@noaa.gov
October 04, 2017 -

Last updated by Southeast Regional Office on 03/18/2019