South Atlantic Modifications to Charter Vessel and Headboat Reporting Requirements

Overview

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Fishing Type
Recreational
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
09/01/2020
Point of Contact
Karla Gore: Karla.Gore@noaa.gov; 727-824-5305

Summary

The For-Hire Amendment includes Amendment 39 to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region, Amendment 9 to the FMP for the Dolphin and Wahoo Fishery of the Atlantic, and Amendment 27 to the Coastal Migratory Pelagics FMP of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Regions.

The For-Hire Amendment proposes mandatory weekly electronic reporting for charter vessel operators with a federal for-hire permit in the snapper grouper, dolphin wahoo, or coastal migratory pelagic fisheries; reduces the time allowed for headboat operators to complete their electronic reports; and proposes requiring location reporting by charter vessels with the same detail now required for headboat vessels.


Amendment

Modifications to Charter Vessel and Headboat Reporting Requirements

Bulletins

NOAA Fisheries Announces a Delay in Effective Date for New For-Hire Electronic Reporting Requirements in the Atlantic

FB20-052: South Atlantic Fishery Bulletin; For more information, contact:…
August 07, 2020 -

NOAA Fisheries Announces New For-Hire Electronic Reporting Requirements in the Atlantic

FB20-012: South Atlantic Fishery Bulletin, For more information, contact:…
February 24, 2020 -

South Atlantic Electronic For-Hire Reporting Informational Sessions Scheduled for 2018

FB18-072 South Atlantic Fishery Bulletin; For More Information, Contact:…
October 26, 2018 -

Last updated on 08/07/2020