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Shrimp Amendment 17B: Yield, Permit Threshold, and Transit Provisions 

Amendment 17B defines the optimum yield for shrimp, determines the appropriate number of permits to achieve optimum yield on a continuing basis, considers measures to maintain the appropriate number of permits for the federal Gulf shrimp fishery without increasing bycatch, and develops provisions for non-federally permitted.


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

Point of Contact:
Frank Helies

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