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Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Coastal Migratory Pelagic Fishery Management Plan

Actions

Published
07/25/2022

Framework 11: Management of Gulf King Mackerel

CMP Framework 11 and the proposed rule would adjust the Gulf king mackerel overfishing limit, acceptable biological catch, and annual catch limits consistent with the most recent Southeast Data Assessment and Review 38 update stock assessment.
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Issued
06/27/2022

Amendment 32: Management of Gulf Migratory Group Cobia

Amendment 32 proposes to modify Gulf Migratory Group cobia recreational data monitoring data units from MRIP Coastal Household Telephone Survey to MRIP Fishing Effort Survey and reduce the Gulf Group cobia catch limits.
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Comments Close
09/06/2022

Carryover Provisions and Framework Modifications

The purpose of this amendment to is establish a carryover provision for managed reef fish and coastal migratory pelagic (CMP) stocks. Carryover provisions would apply to stocks and stock complexes with sector allocations. Unused portions of the secto
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Issued
03/11/2019
Effective
03/26/2021

Gulf of Mexico Modifications to Charter Vessel and Headboat Reporting Requirements

The For-Hire Electronic Reporting Amendment would modify data reporting requirements for federally permitted for-hire vessels (charter vessels and headboats) in the Gulf of Mexico to declare (hail-out) the type of trip (for-hire or other) prior to departi
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Effective
01/05/2021

Emergency Rule: Vermilion Snapper Commercial Trip Limit & Atlantic King Mackerel Recreational Bag Limit

The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council requested a temporary rule for emergency action to increase the commercial trip limit for vermilion snapper and recreational bag limit for Atlantic migratory group king mackerel.
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Effective
09/17/2020
Effective
09/09/2020

South Atlantic Modifications to Charter Vessel and Headboat Reporting Requirements

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 Migra
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Effective
09/01/2020

Framework Action: Replacement of Historical Captain Permits with Standard Federal Charter/Headboat Permits

This amendment and rule will provide an opportunity for eligible individuals to replace historical captain permits in the reef fish and coastal migratory pelagic fisheries with standard federal for-hire permits.  The rule would apply to ind
Effective
05/21/2020

Modifications to Gulf of Mexico Migratory Group Cobia Size and Possession Limits

This framework action proposes to implement the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s recent recommendation to increase therecreational and commercial minimum size limit for Gulf migratory group cobia from 32 inches to 36 inches in Gulf w
Effective
03/25/2020

Emergency Rule: King Mackerel Trip Limits

The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council requested a temporary rule for emergency action to increase the Season 2 (October 1- end of February) commercial trip limits for king mackerel in the southern zone from 50 fish to 75 fish for the 2019 fishing
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Effective
10/01/2019

Framework Amendment 6: Atlantic King Mackerel Commercial Trip Limits

Framework Amendment 6 to the Coastal Migratory Pelagic Fishery Management Plan (CMP FMP) would increase Season 1 king mackerel trip limits in the Atlantic Southern Zone EEZ to 75 fish for the month of March between the Flagler/Volusia line and the Mi
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Effective
09/11/2019

Amendment 31: Management of Atlantic Migratory Group Cobia

Amendment 31 proposes removing Atlantic group cobia from the Coastal Migratory Pelagics Fishery Management Plan (CMP FMP). Future management of Atlantic group cobia would be under the purview of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Management Commission (
Effective
03/21/2019

Modification of the Coastal Migratory Pelagic and Reef Fish Charter Vessel/Headboat Permit Renewal and Transfer Requirements

March 2013 Regulations implemented through the Coastal Migratory Pelagic and Reef Fish Fishery Management Plans limit Gulf for-hire permit transfers and renewals to vessels that have the same passenger capacity or a lower passenger capacity.  This
Effective
08/30/2013

Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Coastal Migratory Pelagics Historical Amendments and Rulemaking (1983-2017)

The following is a list of historic rulemakings to the Fishery Management Plan for Coastal Migratory Pelagic Resources of the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic effective 2017 and earlier. For current amendments and recen
Effective
02/04/1983

Last updated by Southeast Regional Office on 09/02/2021