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

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                                                         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