2018 Commercial Quota Harvested for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial
Action Status
Temporary Rule
Effective
08/14/2018
Point of Contact
Cynthia Hanson, Fishery Management Specialist, 978-281-9180

Summary

NOAA Fisheries announces that the 2018 summer flounder commercial quota allocated to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has been harvested. Vessels issued a commercial federal fisheries permit for the summer flounder fishery may not land summer flounder in Massachusetts for the remainder of calendar year 2018, unless additional quota becomes available through a transfer from another state.

Federal Register

Bulletins

Massachusetts Commercial Summer Flounder Fishery Closure

The 2018 commercial summer flounder quota allocated to Massachusetts has been harvested.
August 13, 2018 -

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 10/25/2018