Caribbean Fishery Management Council
Conserving, Restoring and Managing of Fishery Resources in the US Caribbean

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What is the US Caribbean EEZ?

What is the US Caribbean EEZ?

US CARIBBEAN EXCLUSIVE ECONOMIC ZONE

Taken from:
Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act
Public Law 94-265
AN ACT
To provide for the conservation and management of the fisheries, and for other purposes.
SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS 16 U.S.C. 180299-659 (11) The term "exclusive economic zone" means the zone established by Proclamation Numbered 5030, dated March 10, 1983. For purposes of applying this Act, the inner boundary of that zone is a line coterminous with the seaward boundary of each of the coastal States.

More information about US EEZ, taken from US DOD

 

Maps of the US Caribbean EEZ and Jurisdictional waters 
around Puerto Rico and USVI

 

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eez Map PR   eez Map usvi small

 

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US Caribbean EEZ Fishery Regulations