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Caribbean Corals and Reef Associated Plants and Invertebrates

The Corals and Reef Associated Plants and Invertebrates Fishery Management Plan (FMP) manages coral reef resources, including a vast array of coral and sponge species, plants, and invertebrates that provide habitats that are essential to the growth, development, and survival of managed finfish and other marine organisms.


Species managed: Coelenterates, Sponges, Annelid Worms, Mollusks, Arthropods, Echinoderms, and Chordates

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

Point of Contact (see individual Actions under Development for specific contacts)

Recent FMP Actions


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