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Amendment No. 22 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico.

Country/Territory
United States of America
Territorial subdivision
Texas
Document type
Miscellaneous
Date
2004
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Policy/planning Marine fisheries Fishery management and conservation Fishing authorization Marine fishes Data collection/reporting Monitoring Stock enhancement/repopulation Bycatch Authorization/permit
Geographical area
Americas, Arctic, East Pacific, North America, North Atlantic
Abstract

This Amendment to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council contains a rebuilding plan for red snapper and sets the Sustainable Fisheries Act (SFA) parameters for that fish species. It also establishes bycatch reporting methodologies for the reef fish fishery. The Plan is established to end overfishing and rebuild the red snapper stock to a level consistent with current fishery management standards.

Full text
English
Website
gulfcouncil.org

References - Legislation

Amends

Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico.

Legislation | United States of America | 1981

Keyword: Policy/planning, Marine fisheries, Fishery management and conservation, Fishing authorization, Marine fishes, Migratory species, Cartilaginous fishes, Landing, Bycatch, Fishing gear/fishing method, Data collection/reporting, Monitoring, Non-commercial fishing, Authorization/permit, Management/conservation, Protection of habitats, Ecosystem preservation, Coral, Aquatic animals

Source: FAO, FAOLEX