Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish Fishery Management Plan
Species managed include snappers, groupers, tilefishes, jacks, triggerfish, and hogfish.
The reef fish management plan is designed to rebuild declining reef fish stocks and support the sustainable use of reef fish resources in the Gulf of Mexico.
See current rules that are open for comment here.
To reach Sustainable Fisheries staff, please call (727) 824-5305, or see individual Fishery Management Plan Actions for specific contacts.
|Annual Catch Limit Monitoring||Marine Protected Areas|
|Seasonal Closures||Longline & Buoy Gear Restricted Area Map|
|Sea Turtle and Smalltooth Sawfish Release Protocols||Longline Seasonal Prohibition Map|
|Red Snapper Overview||Shallow Water Grouper Closure Map|
|Biological Opinion on the Reef Fish Fishery (Coming Soon)|
|Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program|
|Dealer Permits and Reporting Amendment|
|SIGN UP for Fishery Bulletins & Text Message Alerts|
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