Re: Comments on Final Approval of CE-BA 3, Amendment 28 and Regulatory Amendment 19

The Pew Environment Group issued the following comments to the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council regarding final approval of the Comprehensive Ecosystem-Based Amendment 3 (CE-BA 3) to improve fisheries data collection and monitoring; Snapper Grouper Amendment 28 which deals with red snapper management; Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 17 to revise the existing network of deepwater protected areas (MPAs) to protect depleted speckled hind and warsaw grouper; and the visioning and planning process for South Atlantic snapper and grouper fisheries.