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Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Fishery Management Plan


Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Historical Amendments and Rulemaking (1981-2017)

The following is a list of historic rulemakings to the Fishery Management Plan for the shrimp fishery of the Gulf of Mexico effective 2017 and earlier. For current amendments and recent rulemaking, see the Shrimp Fishery Mana

Amendment 18: Modifying the Shrimp Effort Threshold

This action would adjust the target reduction goal for juvenile red snapper mortality in the federal Gulf of Mexico shrimp trawl fishery in the 10-30 fathom depth zone, and would modify the Shrimp Fishery Management Plan management measures.

2019 Gulf of Mexico Shrimp In-Season Actions

This is a list of the in-season actions related to the Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Fishery Management Plan, such as fishery closures, that occurred in the 2019 calendar year. 

Shrimp Amendment 17B: Yield, Permit Threshold, and Transit Provisions

Amendment 17B defines the optimum yield for shrimp, determines the appropriate number of permits to achieve optimum yield on a continuing basis, considers measures to maintain the appropriate number of permits for the federal Gulf shrimp fishery without i

Last updated by Southeast Regional Office on 05/12/2020