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Final Rule for 2022 Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Specifications and Minimum Size Suspension for Surfclams

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial
Affected Species
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
01/01/2022
Point of Contact
Doug Potts, 978-281-9314

Summary

NOAA Fisheries is setting 2022 commercial harvest quotas for Atlantic surfclams and ocean quahogs. The final quotas, which have remained unchanged since 2004. 

Additionally, the Atlantic surfclam minimum size limit will be suspended for the 2022 fishing year, as it has been every year since 2005. There is currently no minimum size for ocean quahogs.

 

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 11/05/2021