There are no under development actions associated with this management plan.
South Atlantic Sargassum Fishery Management Plan
Sargassum is a type brown macroalgae (seaweed) that is found free-floating offshore in mats throughout the South Atlantic region. These mats of vegetation provide crucial habitat for a wide variety of marine organisms in the open ocean, including economically important pelagic species such as tuna, dolphin, wahoo and billfish as well as sea turtles and marine birds.
To reach Sustainable Fisheries staff, please call 727-824-5305.
South Atlantic Sargassum Historical Amendments and Rulemaking (2003-2012)
The list below contains information about amendments and rule-making that were effective during 2012 and earlier. While our website is in transition, to view historical amendments that are not found on this page, please visit the South Atlantic Fishe