Amendment 21 to the Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fishery Management Plan

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial
Affected Species
Chub
Action Status
Proposed Rule
Published
03/09/2020
Point of Contact
Doug Christel, 978-281-9141

Summary

This action would implement measures required to formally integrate Atlantic chub mackerel as a stock in the fishery under the Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fishery Management Plan.This proposed rule would designate essential fish habitat; set catch limits for 2020–2022; and implement an annual catch limit, accountability measures, possession limits, permitting and reporting requirements, and other administrative measures for Atlantic chub mackerel caught from Maine through North Carolina.  

Federal Register

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 06/15/2020