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2022-2023 Northeast Skate Fishery Specifications


Fishing Type
Affected Species
Rosette Skate
Little Skate
Clearnose Skate
Barndoor Skate
Thorny Skate
Smooth Skate
Action Status
Final Rule
Point of Contact
Cynthia Ferrio, Fishery Policy Analyst, (978) 281-9180


This rule implements Northeast skate specifications for the 2022 fishing year, and projects specifications for fishing year 2023, as recommended by the New England Fishery Management Council. This action is necessary to establish allowable harvest levels consistent with the most recent scientific information.


2022-23 Northeast Skate Fishery Specifications

NOAA Fisheries announces final revised 2022 and projected 2023 specifications for the Northeast skate fishery, effective May 1, 2022.
March 15, 2022 -

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 03/16/2022