Caribbean Fishery Management Council

Conserving, Restoring and Managing of Fishery Resources in the US Caribbean

  • Closed Seasons


    Closed Seasons
    for the US Caribbean EEZ, Puerto Rico and USVI Jurisdictional Waters

    Legal Liability disclaimer - The rules, seasonal closures and restrictions that appear in these calendars are those existing at the time of publication. These may change at any moment; for the official laws and regulations, please consult the Federal Register as an official federal resource, as well as the pertinent offices associated to State Government. Federal Register, PR DRNA, USVI DPNR.


                                                             US Caribbean EEZ                                                   

     Vedas EEZ 


    Puerto Rico Jurisdictional Waters 

    Vedas PR



    USVI Jurisdictional Waters


    Vedas USVI 


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  • Closed Areas


    Closed Areas 
    for Puerto Rico and the USVI waters

    Puerto Rico 
      Bajo de Sico, Tourmaline Bank & Abrir la Sierra 
              PR Areas   



    St. Thomas 
    Hind Bank & Grammanik Bank     

                    STT Areas


     St. Croix
      Red Hind (lang Bank) & Mutton snapper


                             STX Areas



                            Queen Conch Closure                                  

    queen conch   


    Red hind Closure

     red hind closure