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April 2015

CCA Files Lawsuit to Stop Sector Separation

For immediate release – April 22, 2015
Email: twvenker@joincca.org

CCA files lawsuit to stop sector separation

Legal challenge follows Commerce approval of controversial
red snapper management scheme

Coastal Conservation Association announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against implementation of Amendment 40 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico. Also known as “sector separation,” the amendment is a highly controversial management plan for red snapper that takes a significant percentage of the recreational quota and reserves it solely for use by the charter/for-hire industry.

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