Modification of Catch Limits for Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper
Modification of Catch Limits for Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper; Framework Action to the Fishery Management Plan for Reef Fish Resources in the Gulf of Mexico; October 2022
Framework 12: Modifications to Commercial Gulf King Mackerel Gillnet Fishing Season
CMP Framework 12 and the final rule would adjust the Gulf king mackerel gillnet component fishing season.
Modification of Gray Triggerfish Commercial Trip Limits
The purpose of the Framework Action and proposed rule is to increase the Gulf of Mexico gray triggerfish commercial trip limit to allow commercial fishermen the opportunity to land the commercial annual catch target (ACT).
Amendment 54: Modifications to Greater Amberjack Catch Limits, Sector Allocation, and Rebuilding Plan
Reef Fish 54 considers alternatives to adjust the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) greater amberjack overfishing limit, acceptable biological catch, and sector annual catch limits and annual catch targets consistent with the most recent Southeast Data Assessment and
Framework Action : Historical Captain Permits Conversion into Standard Federal Charter/Headboat Permits
The proposed rule will address the Framework Action to provide federal for-hire operators in the Gulf an opportunity to replace their reef fish and coastal migratory pelagic historical captain permits with standard Gulf charter/headboat permits.
Framework Action: Modifications to Location Reporting Requirements for For-Hire Vessels in the Gulf of Mexico
The proposed rule would provide flexibility to for-hire operators with a federal charter vessel/headboat permit for Gulf of Mexico reef fish or Gulf coastal migratory pelagic species who report a malfunction with a vessel’s location-positioning device.
Amendment 48 to the Gulf Reef Fish FMP and Amendment 5 to the Gulf Red Drum FMP
Amendment 48 to the Gulf Reef Fish FMP and Amendment 5 to the Gulf Red Drum FMP establish MSY proxies, overfishing and overfished determination criteria (aka MSSTs), and optimum yield (OY) for some reef fish species and red drum.
Framework Action: Modification of Gulf of Mexico Red Grouper Annual Catch Limits and Annual Catch Targets
The purpose of the rule is to continue the Gulf red grouper commercial and recreational annual catch limit (ACL) and annual catch target (ACT) reductions implemented in 2019. The reductions in harvest in 2019 were put in place through an emergency rule.&n
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