Amendment 8 to the Fishery Management Plan for Coral, Coral Reefs, and Live/Hardbottom Habitats of the South Atlantic Region

This amendment extended protections for deepwater coral ecosystems by expanding the boundaries of the Oculina Bank Habitat Area of Particular Concern, the Stetson-Miami Terrace Coral Habitat Area of Particular Concern, and the Cape Lookout Coral Habitat Area of Particular Concern and modified transit provisions through Oculina Bank Habitat Area of Particular Concern.

 

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

 

Point of Contact: 

Karla Gore

Karla.Gore@noaa.gov  

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