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2018 Commercial Quota Harvested for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Fishing Type
Action Status
Temporary Rule
Point of Contact
Cynthia Hanson, Fishery Management Specialist, (978) 281-9180


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


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 04/22/2022