Picture of a spiny lobsters underwater

Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Spiny Lobster

Spiny Lobster are managed jointly by the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Fishery Management Councils.  The area of management is from the Mexico/Texas border to the North Carolina/Virginia border.


Species managed: Spiny Lobster  


To reach Sustainable Fisheries staff, please call 727-824-5305.


Point of Contact: 

Cynthia Meyer, Ph.D. 


Fishery Management Plan Actions

No Amendments under development at this time.

For previous amendments, please click here.