Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Spiny Lobster Fishery Management Plan

Actions

Amendment 13: Modifications to Spiny Lobster Gear Requirements and Cooperative Management Procedures

Amendment 13 would modify the federal regulations for the harvest of spiny lobster that apply in federal waters off Florida to be compatible with Florida state regulations concerning bully net gear requirements and commercial daily possession limits
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Published
04/02/2019
There are no recently finalized actions associated with this management plan.

Regulatory Amendment 4: Spiny Lobster Annual Catch Limits and Targets and Recreational Trap Prohibition in the South Atlantic

This amendment modifies the stock status determination criteria and catch levels for spiny lobster in the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic federal waters based on updated information and revised scientific recommendations; and considers restrictions on
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Effective
07/23/2018

Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Spiny Lobster Historical Amendments and Rulemaking (1982-2017)

The followingis a list of historic rulemakings to the Fishery Management Plan for Spiny Lobser in theGulf of Mexico and South Atlantic effective in 2017 or earlier. For recent and current rule making, please vistin the Gulf of Mexico and South
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Issued
08/27/1982

Last updated by Southeast Regional Office on 07/02/2019