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South Atlantic Snapper-Grouper Rulemakings

Under the Snapper-Grouper Fishery Management Plan (FMP), the South Atlantic Council manages 59 species of fishes.  Management is designed to support the sustainable use of snapper-grouper resources.  
 

Species managed: Snappers, groupers, porgies, triggerfish, jacks, tilefishes, grunts, spadefishes, wrasses, and sea basses.

 

Scott Sandorf
Scott.Sandorf@noaa.gov

Adam Bailey
Adam.Bailey@noaa.gov

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

 

Special Management Zones
Regulatory Action Rulemakings

Amendment 36
Special Management Zones

Notice of Availability   Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 Regulatory Amendment 16
Black Sea Bass Pots
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
 Amendment 35
Removing Species and Golden Tilefish Longline Endorsement
Notice of Availability   Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
 Regulatory Amendment 25
Blueline tilefish, Yellowtail Snapper, and Black Sea Bass
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
 Amendment 34
Generic Accountability Measures and Dolphin Allocation Amendment
Notice of Availability   Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 33
Dolphin and Wahoo Fillets from the Bahamas
 
Notice of Availability      Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
 Amendment 32
End Overfishing of Blueline Tilefish
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 31
Joint Headboat Reporting Amendment
Notice of Availability   Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
 Amendment 29
ABC Control Rule and Gray Triggerfish Management Measures
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Regulatory Amendment 22
Gag and Wreckfish
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Regulatory Amendment 21
Modify the Overfished Definition for Select Species
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Regulatory Amendment 20
Snowy Grouper
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Regulatory Amendment 19
Black Sea Bass
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Regulatory Amendment 18
Vermilion Snapper and Red Porgy
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
 Amendment 28
Red Snapper
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
 Amendment 27
Nassau Grouper, Dual-Permitted Vessels, Blue Runner
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Regulatory Amendment 15
Yellowtail Snapper, Gag, and Shallow-Water Groupers
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Regulatory Amendment 14
Greater Amberjack, Black Sea Bass, Gag, Vermilion Snapper
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Regulatory Amendment 13
Unassessed Species
 
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Regulatory Amendment 12
Golden Tilefish
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 25
(Appendices)
Comprehensive Annual Catch Limit Amendment
 Proposed Rule 
Amended Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 24
Red Grouper
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 23
Comprehensive Ecosystem-Based Amendment 2
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 20A
(Appendices)
Wreckfish
 
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 19
(Comprehensive Ecosystem-Based Amendment 1)
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 18B
Golden Tilefish
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 18A
Black Sea Bass
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Regulatory Amendment 11
(Appendices)
240-Ft Fathom Closure
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Regulatory Amendment 10
(Appendices)
Red Snapper
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Regulatory Amendment 9
Black Sea Bass, Vermilion Snapper, Gag, and Greater Amberjack
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 17B
Species Undergoing Overfishing
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 17A
(Appendices)
Red Snapper
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Interim Rule - Red Snapper Temporary Rule
 
Amendment 16
Gag and Vermilion Snapper
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 15B
Snowy Grouper, Golden Tilefish, Sales Restrictions, Bycatch, Incidental Take, and Permit Requirements
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 15A
(Appendices)
Snowy Grouper, Red Porgy, and Black Sea Bass
Notice of Agency Action
 
Amendment 14
Type 2 MPA sites for Deepwater Species
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 13C
Snowy Grouper, Golden Tilefish, Vermilion Snapper, Black Sea Bass, and Red Porgy
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 13A
Oculina Experimental Closed Area
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 12
Red Porgy, Framework Procedures, and Snapper Grouper Limit Access
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Regulatory Amendment 8 Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 11
Comprehensive Sustainable Fisheries Act Amendment
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 10
Generic Essential Fish Habitat Amendment
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 9
Red Porgy, Black Sea Bass, Vermilion Snapper, Greater Amberjack, Gag, Black Grouper, Aggregate Bag Limit, Longline Gear and Escape Vents,
Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Regulatory Amendment 7 Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 8 Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Regulatory Amendment 6 Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 7 Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 6 Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Regulatory Amendment 5 Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Regulatory Amendment 4 Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 5 Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 4 Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 3 Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 2 Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Regulatory Amendment 3 Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Amendment 1 Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Regulatory Amendment 2 Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Regulatory Amendment 1 Proposed Rule
Final Rule
 
Original Fishery Management Plan
(Source Document)
Proposed Rule
Final Rule