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§ 622.1 Purpose and scope.

(a) The purpose of this part is to implement the FMPs prepared under the Magnuson-Stevens Act by the CFMC, GMFMC, and/or SAFMC listed in Table 1 of this section.

(b) This part governs conservation and management of species included in the FMPs in or from the Caribbean, Gulf, Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic, or Atlantic EEZ, unless otherwise specified, as indicated in Table 1 of this section. For the FMPs noted in the following table, conservation and management extends to adjoining state waters for the purposes of data collection and monitoring.

(c) This part also governs importation of Caribbean spiny lobster into Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands.

(d) This part also governs importation of spiny lobster into any place subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.

Table 1 to § 622.1 - FMPs Implemented Under Part 622

FMP title Responsible fishery
management
council(s)
Geographical area
FMP for Coastal Migratory Pelagic Resources GMFMC/SAFMC Gulf1 9, Mid-Atlantic1 9, South Atlantic1 9.
FMP for Coral, Coral Reefs, and Live/Hard Bottom Habitats of the South Atlantic Region SAFMC South Atlantic.5
FMP for Coral and Coral reefs of the Gulf of Mexico GMFMC Gulf.
FMP for Corals and Reef Associated Plants and Invertebrates of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands CFMC Caribbean.
FMP for the Dolphin and Wahoo Fishery of the Atlantic SAFMC Atlantic.
FMP for the Golden Crab Fishery of the South Atlantic Region SAFMC South Atlantic.
FMP for Pelagic Sargassum Habitat of the South Atlantic Region SAFMC South Atlantic.
FMP for Queen Conch Resources of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands CFMC Caribbean.
FMP for the Red Drum Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico GMFMC Gulf.1
FMP for the Reef Fish Fishery of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands CFMC Caribbean.
FMP for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico GMFMC Gulf.1 3 4 7 10
FMP for Regulating Offshore Marine Aquaculture in the Gulf GMFMC Gulf.
FMP for the Shrimp Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico GMFMC Gulf.1
FMP for the Shrimp Fishery of the South Atlantic Region SAFMC South Atlantic.
FMP for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region SAFMC South Atlantic.1 2 6 8
FMP for the Spiny Lobster Fishery of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands CFMC Caribbean.
FMP for the Spiny Lobster Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic GMFMC/SAFMC Gulf1, South Atlantic.1

[78 FR 22952, Apr. 17, 2013, as amended at 78 FR 78775, Dec. 27, 2013; 81 FR 1792, Jan. 13, 2016; 82 FR 34580, 34594 July 25, 2017; 82 FR 40075, Aug. 24, 2017; 84 FR 4736, Feb. 19, 2019; 85 FR 6823, Feb. 6, 2020; 85 FR 10339, Feb. 24, 2020]