United States Gulf of Mexico Commercial Red Snapper Individual Fishing Quota Program

Management
Country: 
United States of America
Program Start Date: 
2007
Region: 
Americas
Large Marine Ecosystem: 
Gulf of Mexico
Species Information
Common name Fish type Genus Species
Red snapper Finfish - Reef Lutjanus campechanus
Fishing Mortality Control: 
Total Allowable Catch
Program Attributes
Approach: 
Quota-Based
Program Type: 
Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ)
Species: 
Single-species
Number of species: 
1
Marine or Freshwater: 
Marine
Fishing Rights Holder: 
Individual
Tenure of Shares: 
Unknown
Secure: 
Yes
Exclusive: 
Yes
All Sources: 
Yes
Scaled: 
No
Accountable: 
Yes
Limited: 
Yes
Transferable: 
Yes
Monitoring Requirements: 
Hail in/Hail out, VMS
Gear Type: 
Hook and Line, Trawl
Participation
Eligibility Requirements: 
License Holder
Initial Allocation Method: 
Formula