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2018 Summer Flounder Commercial Quota Harvested for the State of Rhode Island


RI commercial summer flounder quota harvested; fishery closed for rest of calendar year.
Fishing Type
Action Status
Temporary Rule
Point of Contact
Cynthia Ferrio, (978) 281-9180, or Cynthia.Ferrio@noaa.gov.


NOAA Fisheries announces that the 2018 summer flounder commercial quota allocated to the state of Rhode Island has been harvested. Vessels issued a commercial federal permit for the summer flounder fishery may not land summer flounder in Rhode Island for the remainder of calendar year 2018, unless additional quota becomes available through a transfer from another state. Regulations governing the summer flounder fishery require publication of this notice to advise Rhode Island that the quota has been harvested, and to advise vessel and dealer permit holders that no federal commercial quota is available to land summer flounder in Rhode Island

Federal Register


Rhode Island Commercial Summer Flounder Fishery Closure

The 2018 commercial summer flounder quota allocated to Rhode Island has been harvested.
December 21, 2018 -

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 04/19/2022