The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold a public hearing webinar on February 8, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. to gather public input on a proposed Atlantic Generic Charter/For-Hire Reporting Amendment. Meeting materials and a complete schedule of public hearings is available on the SAMFC website at http://safmc.net/meetings/public-hearing-and-scoping-meeting-schedule.
The Atlantic Generic Charter/For-Hire Reporting Amendment will effect the fishery management plans for Snapper Grouper, Atlantic Dolphin Wahoo and Coastal Migratory Pelagic fisheries. The amendment includes actions to require mandatory electronic reporting for charter (six-pack) vessels and modifies existing reporting requirements for . The reporting requirements would affect vessels involved in the South Atlantic Snapper Grouper fishery, Dolphin Wahoo fishery, and Coastal Migratory Pelagic fishery along the Atlantic coast.