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2011 Caribbean ACL Amendment

On December 20, 2011, NOAA Fisheries Service approved the 2011 Caribbean Annual Catch Limit Amendment. This amendment to the fishery management plans for reef fish, spiny lobster, queen conch resources, and corals and reef associated plants and invertebrates in the U.S. Caribbean is designed to bring those fisheries into compliance with the 2006 revisions to the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. A final rule implementing these regulations published in the Federal Register on December 30, 2011 (76 FR 82414) with an effective date of January 30, 2012.

To reach the Caribbean Operations Branch staff, please call 727-824-5305.

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