Saturday, January 11, 2014
Reef Fish Amendment 40 - Sector Separation
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (GMFMC) is seeking comments on Amendment 40 to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico.
According to GMFMC,Amendment 40 considers alternatives to define private and for-hire components of the recreational red snapper fishery and allocate red snapper resources between these components.
A guide to the amendment can be found at: gulfcouncil.org/docs/SectorSeparationGuide.pdf.
GMFMC will accept comments throughout the amendment process and can be submitted via online comment form:
source: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council