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South Atlantic Shrimp Amendment 9

Actions in Amendment 9 would:

  • Specify criteria that triggers a states’ ability to request a concurrent prohibition on the harvest of South Atlantic penaeid stocks in the adjacent EEZ during severe winter weather
  • Modify the process for a state to request a concurrent prohibition on the harvest of South Atlantic penaeid stocks in the adjacent EEZ during severe winter weather
  • Revise the biomass proxy (BMSY) used in the overfished and overfishing definition for the pink shrimp stock

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

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