People on a For-Hire Vessel

Headboat Reporting in the South Atlantic

 The For Hire Reporting Amendment, includes:

  • Amendment 31 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region; 
  • Amendment 6 for the Dolphin and Wahoo Fishery of the Atlantic; and
  • Amendment 22 for the Coastal Migratory Pelagic Resources in the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico.  

The For-Hire Reporting Amendment will require headboat vessels fishing in the South Atlantic for snapper-grouper, dolphin and wahoo, and coastal migratory pelagics to submit weekly electronic fishing records to the Southeast Fisheries Science Center Science and Research Director, or at intervals shorter than a week if notified by the Science and Research Director.   


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

Point of Contact:
Karla Gore     

Amendment Documents