Commercial Vessel Permits for South Atlantic Snapper-Grouper Fishery Management Map & GIS Data

Map and GIS data representing the commercial vessel permits area for South Atlantic snapper-grouper fishery management.

This is a map of the commercial vessel permits area for the South Atlantic snapper-grouper fishery.

Map of commercial vessel permits area for South Atlantic snapper-grouper fishery management.

The Southeast Region, Sustainable Fisheries Division is responsible for managing commercial and recreational fisheries in the southeastern United States and the U.S. Caribbean under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation & Management Act.

This permit area map and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data represent areas that include the South Atlantic Region:

Title 50 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), PART 622 FISHERIES OF THE CARIBBEAN, GULF OF MEXICO, AND SOUTH ATLANTIC

For the precise legal definition of the fishery management plan and geographic coordinates, please consult Subpart I Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region,

Section 622.170 Permits and endorsements (a) Commercial vessel permits (1) South Atlantic snapper-grouper.

THESE MAPS AND DATA ARE FOR ILLUSTRATIVE PURPOSES ONLY.

The CFR should be consulted for the precise legal definition of fishery management areas and geographic coordinates. Esri's ArcGIS software or Google Earth can be used to open GIS shapefiles. Google Earth can also be used to open zipped KML (KMZ) files to view the management areas. Click here to download Google Earth. Metadata (information about the GIS shapefile data) is available in XML or an easy-to-read HTML format, and is included in the zipped shapefile.


For more information or questions about this data please contact the GIS Coordinator at nmfs.ser.gis.coordinator@noaa.gov.

Last updated by Southeast Regional Office on 10/18/2019

South Atlantic Fisheries Management Map Commercial Fishing Snapper Permits