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Marine Fisheries - FMPs Under Development and Completed

Marine Fisheries

Fishery Management Plans: Under Review or Completed

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FMP Summary Reports and Schedule

FMP Update (Aug. 2017)
A brief synopsis of the status of N.C. fishery management plans.

North Carolina Annual Fishery Management Plan Review (Aug. 2017)
Summary information on fisheries managed in North Carolina (state and federal), including management strategies and research needs. Information is based on data through the end of the previous calendar year.

FMP Schedule FMP Downloads and Contact Information

FMPs Under Review

Blue Crab FMP

Contact: Jason Rock or Corrin Flora

May 2016 Revision to Amendment 2 to the North Carolina Blue Crab FMP
(May 2016)
Blue Crab FMP Amendment 2
(Nov. 2013)
Blue Crab FMP Amendment 1
(Dec. 2004)
Blue Crab Original FMP
(Dec. 1998)

Completed FMPs

Bay Scallop FMP

Contact:Jeff Dobbs or Joe Facendola

Bay Scallop FMP Amendment 2
(March 2015)
Bay Scallop FMP Amendment 2 Brochure
(March 2013)

Bay Scallop FMP Amendment 1
(Nov. 2010)

Bay Scallop Original FMP 
(Nov. 2007)

Estuarine Striped Bass FMP

Contact: Sean Darsee (Albemarle Sound Management Area) or Todd Mathes (Central/Southern Management Area)

Nov. 2014 Revision to Amendment 1 to the North Carolina Estuarine Striped Bass FMP
(Nov. 2014)

Estuarine Striped Bass FMP Amendment 1
(May 2013)
Estuarine Striped Bass Original FMP
(May 2004)
 

Hard Clam FMP

Contact: Jeff Dobbs or Joe Facendola

Hard Clam FMP Amendment 2
(Feb. 2017)

Hard Clam FMP Amendment 1
(June 2008)

Hard Clam Original FMP
(Aug. 2001)

 

Interjurisdictional FMP

Contact: Michelle Duval

Interjurisdictional FMP Information Update
(Nov. 2015)
Interjurisdictional FMP Amendment
(June 2008)
Interjurisdictional Original FMP
(Sept. 2002)
 

Kingfish FMP

Contact: Kevin Brown or Tracey Bauer

Kingfish FMP Information Update
(Dec. 2015)
Kingfish (Sea Mullet) Original FMP
(Dec. 2007)

Oyster FMP

Contact: Tina Moore

Oyster FMP Amendment 4
(Feb. 2017)

Oyster FMP Amendment 3
(April 2014)

Supplement A to Amendment 2 to the Oyster FMP
(Nov. 2010)

Oyster FMP Amendment 2 
(June 2008)

Oyster FMP Amendment 1
(Jan. 2003)

Oyster Original FMP
(Aug. 2001)

Red Drum FMP

Contact: Lee Paramore or Anne Markwith

Red Drum FMP Update
(Aug. 2017)
Red Drum FMP Amendment 1
(Nov. 2008) 
Red Drum Original FMP
(March 2001)
 

River Herring FMP

Contact: Holly White or Todd Mathes

River Herring FMP Amendment 2
(April 2015)
River Herring FMP Amendment 1
(Sep. 2007)
River Herring Original FMP
(Feb. 2000) 
 

Shrimp FMP

Contact: Chris Stewart or Jason Rock

Shrimp FMP Amendment 1
(March 2015)
Shrimp Original FMP
(April 2006)

Southern Flounder FMP

Contact: Mike Loeffler or Chris Stewart

Supplement A Final Action Summary
(Nov. 2015)
 
Draft Supplement A to 2013 Southern Flounder FMP Amendment 1
(May 2015)
Southern Flounder FMP Amendment 1
(Feb. 2013)
Supplement A to 2005 Southern Flounder FMP
(Jan. 2011)
Southern Flounder Original FMP 
(Feb. 2005)

Spotted Seatrout FMP

Contact: Steve Poland or Dan Zapf

Spotted Seatrout Stock Assessment
(April 2015)
Supplement A to 2012 Spotted Seatrout FMP
(March 2014)
Spotted Seatrout Original FMP
(March 2012)
 

Striped Mullet FMP

Contact: Dan Zapf or Tracey Bauer

Striped Mullet FMP Amendment 1
(Nov. 2015)
Striped Mullet Original FMP
(April 2006)
N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries • 3441 Arendell Street • Morehead City, NC 28557 • 252-726-7021 or 800-682-2632

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