Adjustment to Atlantic Herring Specifications and Sub-Annual Catch Limits for 2019

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
02/08/2019
Point of Contact
Carrie Nordeen, Fishery Policy Analyst, 978-281-9272

Summary

This action implements an in-season adjustment to the Atlantic herring specifications and sub-annual catch limits for 2019. These adjustments are necessary to reduce 2018 herring catch limits that would otherwise remain in effect for 2019. This action is expected to prevent overfishing of the herring resource and lower the risk of the stock becoming overfished.

Federal Register

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Atlantic Herring Fishery 2019 Specifications and River Herring and Shad Catch Caps

This action implements an in-season adjustment to the Atlantic herring specifications and sub-annual catch limits for 2019. These adjustments are necessary to reduce 2018 herring catch limits that would otherwise remain in effect for 2019. This action is
February 07, 2019 -

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 02/07/2019