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Coastal Migratory Pelagics

Coastal Migratory Pelagic (CMP) species are managed jointly by the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Fishery Management Councils.  The area of management is from the Mexico/Texas border to New York.

Species managed: king mackerel, Spanish mackerel, cobia


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


Point of Contact: 

Susan Gerhart Susan.Gerhart@noaa.gov