Gulf Council Launches Redesigned Coral Portal
| December 7, 2017
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has remodeled its Coral Portal website. Key features of the site include interactive maps, tools for making management decisions, and educational resources.

Development of the site is funded by the NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, and the project aims to share environmental information associated with corals and fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico with stakeholders across the Gulf that engage in business, recreation, and research.

Visit the site at:

The Coral Portal will be updated regularly. We encourage you to contact us at if you have any questions, comments, or suggestions.

About the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is one of eight regional Fishery Management Councils established by the Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976. The Council prepares fishery management plans, which are designed to manage fishery resources within the 200-mile limit of the Gulf of Mexico.

Submit comments and stay updated on fishery issues:
Check it out! Go to and click on the thermometer in the middle of the page. From there you can read up on all the pending actions, watch the video presentations, read comments, and submit your own. All comments submitted through the online form are automatically posted on our web site for Council review. Other comments are manually posted every couple of days.


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