Closure of the Closed Area I Scallop Access Area to General Category Individual Fishing Quota Scallop Vessels

Overview

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Fishing Type
Commercial
Affected Species
Action Status
Temporary Rule
Effective
06/23/2019

Summary

The Closed Area I Scallop Access Area is closed to Limited Access General Category Individual Fishing Quota scallop vessels effective 0001 hours on June 23, 2019, and will remain closed to Limited Access General Category Individual Fishing Quota scallop vessels for the remainder of the 2019 fishing year.

Regulations require this action once it is projected that 100 percent of trips allocated to the Limited Access General Category Individual Fishing Quota scallop vessels for the Closed Area I Scallop Access Area will be taken.

Effective 0001 hr local time June 23, 2019 through March 31, 2020.

Federal Register

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Closure of the Closed Area I Scallop Access Area for the Limited Access General Category Individual Fishing Quota Fleet

The Closed Area I Scallop Access Area is closed to limited access general category individual fishing quota scallop vessels effective 0001 hours, on June 23, 2019.
June 21, 2019 -

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 06/21/2019